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Armenian Nazook & Nutmeg Cake

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A half-Croat myself, I was pleased as punch when Jenni at the Gingered Whisk challenged us to make povitica (what my mom calls orahnjača) this past October, since I remember eating this annually growing up, though never baking it myself.…

Armenian Nutmeg Cake

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What makes a cake Armenian? Good question. You can imagine my surprise when I excitedly told my neighbor that I was making an Armenian Nutmeg Cake and she responded with, “I don’t think there is such a cake.”…

Paklava – Traditional Style

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Easter is the celebration of the Resurrection of Christ. After observing Lent for 40 days and 40 nights, we’ve earned the right to enjoy some of the pleasures we’ve resisted for what seems like a very long time. One way to do this is to serve Traditional Paklava at your Easter table.…

Baghlava, Persian Style Baklava

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For a week before Naw-Ruz, customers line up at confectionery stores to buy sweets and mixed nuts for Naw-Ruz tables. Customers walk out of the stores with stacked boxes and plenty of supplies for the twelve days of Naw-Ruz celebration visits.…