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Georgia Calling: A Spotlight on Veg-Friendly Cuisine!

December 23, 2015 / 0 comments
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Every country and region has its own specialties when it comes to food. Georgia, in my mind, has some of the most filling, nutritious and delicious vegan and vegetarian foods I have ever tried. Since the dishes I am talking about are traditional, and not substitution-based, I credit this mostly to their wide use of…

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Lion of Vank Village Karabakh

5 Things To Do in Vank Village

December 9, 2015 / 2 comments
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Are you planning a trip to the Republic of Nagrno Karabakh? Well… while exploring the must-see sites of Artsakh, make sure to stop by the village of Vank, which is situated in Martakert region of Artsakh. The distance between Stepanakert, the capital of Artsakh, and Vank village is approximately 50km. The village is surrounded with impressive nature…

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Pumpkin for Ghapama

Ghapama – Armenian festive dish!

November 24, 2015 / 0 comments
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Do you know that the most famous national dish in Armenia served during weddings, New Year and Christmas celebrations or other special occasions is Ghapama? Ghapama is a stuffed pumpkin baked inside an oven or tonir (tandoor – Armenian special oven). The classical variant of making it is to bake it inside the tonir, but,…

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Vegetarian in Armenia

September 7, 2015 / 0 comments
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Being a vegetarian in Armenia is a lot of fun and a bit of a challenge, especially when people get to know you are. You always have to be prepared to answer lots of questions. Armenians can hardly imagine their lives without meat and holiday tables are usually full of all kind of meat dishes….

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Khorovats

Foooooood! Armenian cuisine

September 24, 2013 / 0 comments
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Remember what once we told you? If you’re a tourist to Armenia, you should do every possible thing to escape hearing later ironic phrases, such as “huh…and you really don’t know what khorovats is?!”  We are here to tell you the story! A brief guide to the most tasty meals in Armenian cuisine. Khorovats is not…

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