Armenian Brandied Apricot Preserves

Related to my recent trip to Armenia, here’s a recipe for apricot preserves with a Caucasian twist. As you can see from the picture above, apricots are plentiful in Armenia. Why not combine them with some local brandy and honey? Young Armenian brandies may lack the subtlety to be enjoyed as digestifs, but they offer a robust […]

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Yerevan - Ararat Factory

Armenian Adventures, Part 2

After Part 1‘s visit to the Central Market, here are some more food-related pictures from the Armenian capital. Armenia has its fair share of Soviet relics, and the aptly named Victory Park is a good starting point for a visit. On a hill with not-so-breathtaking views of Yerevan, surrounded with war monuments, you’ll find the imposing […]

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