Treasured Armenian Recipes (1949)
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TREASURED ARMENIAN RECIPES
THE DETROIT WOMEN'S CHAPTER
AMRMENIAN GENERAL BENEVOLENT UNION, INC.
250 Fifth Avenue, NY NY
This is an interesting book to read with OMAR KHAYYAM (1944). I had planned to do an Armenia/Georgia/Azerbaijian trip, but I'm waiting for the political border situation to be settled.
PHOTOS (front of the book):
Cheoreg, Lahmajoon, Artichokes with Olive Oil
Katah, Coffee Cake, Cheoreg
Paklava, Kurabia, Bourma
(Yogurt--Sour Cream in Custard Form)
LAHMAJOON (Flat cakes covered with Meat Mixture)
(A second Armenian citation for "Turkish pizza"--ed.)
MANTI (Dough With Meat)
SOU-BEOREG NO. 1 (Paste With Cheese)
KATAH NO. 1 (Armenian Coffee Cake)
GLOSSARY OF BASIC WORDS
ARPA SHEHRIEH--Noodle dough cut into small pieces.
BEOREG--Dough with filling, sometimes a vegetable with a filling
BRAISING--Browning meat in small amount of fat, then covering and cooking slowly in a small amount of water.
BULGHOUR--Cooked, dried, the broken wheat. Comes in 3 sizes.
CHEOREG--Tea roll or biscuit.
DOLMA--Stuffed with meat mixture.
HELVA--A sweet paste like mixture.
IMRIG--Farina or cream of wheat.
KATAH--Plain coffee cake.
KEYMA--Ground meat mixture or any mixture.
KIMION--A spice-ground Cumin Seed
KUFTA--Meat mixture shaped in patty or ball form.
MAHLEB--A seed for flavor. A grain resembling Cherrystone, which grows in Azerbaijian.
PILAF--Armenian style cooked rice or bulghour.
PLAKI--Cooked with assorted vegetable cubes and olive oil.
SARMA--Rolled with rice or meat mixture.
SAUTEING--Cooking in small amount of fat.
SESAME SEED--Seeds of an East Indian herb.
SHEHRIEH--Very fine noodles.
SIMIT--Tea Roll or biscuit, thinner than cheoreg.
TAHEEN--The oil of the sesame seed.
WHEAT--Skinless whole kernel of wheat.
YAHNI--Cooked with onions and olive oil.
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