Looking to explore the world of Armenian cuisine?
Discover the ultimate collection of culinary treasures with our selection of the Best Armenian Cookbooks & Recipe Books.
From traditional family recipes to modern twists, these books will transport you to the rich flavors and vibrant culture of Armenia.
Unleash your inner chef and savor the mouthwatering delights that Armenian cuisine has to offer.
Get ready to embark on a gastronomic adventure like no other!
Top 8 Armenian Cookbooks
Here is the list of Armenian Cookbooks
- Secrets from an Armenian Kitchen by Jack Hachigian – Best Overall
- The Complete Armenian Cookbook by Alice Bezjian – Editor’s Choice
- The Armenian Cookbook by Rachel Hogrogian – Best for Everyday Meals
- Lavash: The Book by Kate Leahy and Ara Zada – Best for Traditional Dishes
- Treasured Armenian Recipes – Best for Classic Recipes
- The Vegan Armenian Kitchen Cookbook by Lena Tashjian – Best Vegan Option
- Home Again: Armenian Recipes from the Ottoman Empire – Best for Historical Recipes
- Armenian Cooking Today by Alice Antreassian – Best for Beginners
Secrets from an Armenian Kitchen by Jack Hachigian
Dive into the world of Armenian cuisine with Jack Hachigian’s “Secrets from an Armenian Kitchen.”
This delightful cookbook not only offers mouthwatering old-world recipes but also serves as a memoir of the author’s family history and culture.
With a unique blend of autobiographical storytelling and delicious recipes, Hachigian captures the essence of Armenian cooking, making it a must-have for any food enthusiast.
So, get ready to tickle your taste buds and embark on a culinary journey that will leave you craving more.
And remember, the secret’s in the sauce!
The Complete Armenian Cookbook by Alice Bezjian
Our Editor’s Choice, “The Complete Armenian Cookbook” by Alice Bezjian, is a delightful culinary journey through Armenian cuisine.
This cookbook offers a fascinating variety of dishes, including some that may surprise even Armenians, such as paska (Russian-Armenian Easter bread) and a pudding made with chicken breasts.
With over 280 pages of family recipes and creations, this cookbook caters to beginners and experienced cooks alike.
Customers rave about the great recipes and consider it the best cookbook ever.
So, get ready to explore the rich flavors of Armenia with this must-have cookbook!
The Armenian Cookbook by Rachel Hogrogian
If you’re looking for a charming and authentic guide to everyday Armenian meals, look no further than “The Armenian Cookbook” by Rachel Hogrogian.
This conveniently-sized paperback is filled with easy-to-understand instructions and delightful line drawings, making it a perfect addition to your kitchen.
While it may be short and lack extensive cultural information, it serves as a great introduction to the main Armenian dishes.
As one reviewer put it, reading this book is like sitting in the kitchen with your grandmother, learning how to cook “real” Armenian food while hearing about life in the old country.
So, grab a copy and let your taste buds embark on a delicious journey through Armenian cuisine!
And remember, laughter is the best seasoning, so don’t forget to add a pinch of humor to your cooking adventures.
Lavash The Book by Kate Leahy and Ara Zada
“Lavash: The Book” by Kate Leahy and Ara Zada is a delightful ode to Armenian food and culture, offering a fresh take on healthful deliciousness by combining the best flavors and techniques of Mediterranean and central European cuisines.
This part cookbook, part travelogue, and part lookbook features over 60 mouthwatering recipes, including authentic breads, soups, salads, mains, and sweets.
The star of the show is, of course, the lavash bread, which is nothing like the store-bought version.
With its engaging and atmospheric photography, this cookbook is perfect for armchair travelers and home cooks alike.
So, if you’re ready to dive into the world of Armenian cuisine and impress your guests with fragrantly spiced kebabs and homemade lavash, this is the cookbook for you!
Treasured Armenian Recipes by Marie Manoogian
A cookbook that takes you on a delicious journey through Armenian cuisine.
Compiled by the Detroit Women’s Chapter of the Armenian General Benevolent Union, this cookbook is a treasure trove of classic Western Armenian recipes.
With a wide range of dishes, from appetizers to desserts, you’ll be able to recreate the flavors of Armenia in your own kitchen.
The cookbook has been praised for its quality and has even been passed down through generations.
So, get ready to impress your friends and family with mouthwatering Armenian dishes that’ll have them asking for seconds!
The Vegan Armenian Kitchen Cookbook by Lena Tashjian
The Vegan Armenian Kitchen Cookbook by Lena Tashjian is a delightful addition to any kitchen, offering a unique and delicious take on Armenian cuisine.
With over 115 plant-based recipes, this cookbook takes readers on a fascinating journey through Armenian culinary traditions.
Lena Tashjian, the creator of YouTube’s Vegan Armenian Kitchen, has expertly veganized traditional Armenian dishes while preserving their authentic flavors.
The cookbook also serves as an all-in-one resource for Armenian cooking, featuring food-related idioms, menu pairing suggestions, and holiday planning tips.
So, if you’re looking for a fun, engaging, and mouth-watering vegan cookbook, this is the one to get!
Home Again Armenian Recipes by Mari A. Firkatian
Dive into the rich culinary history of Armenia with “Home Again: Armenian Recipes” by Mari A. Firkatian.
This cookbook is part history, part personal memoir, and part recipe collection, offering a unique glimpse into the lives of Armenian families during the Ottoman Empire.
With approximately 175 recipes across various categories, you’ll be able to recreate authentic dishes passed down through generations.
The author spent over 10 years collecting these recipes, ensuring their authenticity and cultural significance.
Interspersed with geographical and historical notes, this cookbook not only tantalizes your taste buds but also connects you with the past.
So, get ready to embark on a delicious journey through time and bring the flavors of the Ottoman Empire to your kitchen!
Armenian Cooking Today by Alice Antreassian
Dive into the world of Armenian cuisine with “Armenian Cooking Today” by Alice Antreassian.
This cookbook is a treasure trove of authentic recipes, perfect for beginners and experienced cooks alike.
With easy-to-follow instructions and helpful illustrations, you’ll master cooking techniques in no time.
From appetizers to desserts, this book covers it all, including Lenten dishes for those observing religious traditions.
So, whether you’re an aspiring chef or just looking to spice up your kitchen game, this cookbook is your one-way ticket to a culinary adventure.
Just remember, laughter is the best seasoning, so don’t be afraid to have fun while you cook!
Final Say So!
Embark on a culinary voyage through the heart of Armenia with these top cookbooks.
From age-old family secrets to innovative vegan twists, these books encapsulate the essence of Armenian gastronomy.
Whether you’re a novice in the kitchen or a seasoned chef, there’s a treasure trove of flavors waiting for you.
Dive in, and let the rich tapestry of Armenian cuisine inspire your next mealtime masterpiece!