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An ode to Armenian food and culture, Lavash is a cookbook filled with fresh and satisfying dishes served with plenty of pickles and sides, from soups and salads to mains and sweets.

Lavash features more than 60 recipes—including how to make the ubiquitous and doable flatbread lavash, the UNESCO-recognized bread of Armenia.

With stunning photography and essays, this book prov
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Hardcover, 248 pages
Published October 29th 2019 by Chronicle Books
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Jenn
Aug 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A really magnificent cookbook giving background on Armenian recipes and how/why they devoloped over time based on history, political changes, climate, and cultural influences. There are recipes for all levels of cooking/baking experience and quite a few sides, mains, and desserts that will work for vegetarians. You can tell the authors fell in love with the country and it's people while researching the cuisine. Highly recommended not just for the historical highlights and photographs but also fo ...more
Richard
Jul 04, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great history and story. Recipes have clear instructions, nice pictures and a healthy mix, some I could make on my first try, and some that I would never be able to make in a thousand years.
S Roberta
Dec 25, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
more than just breads
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Made the urfa kebab. The recipes aren't really the point, though--I enjoyed the background on Armenian history and stories and photos from the country. ...more
Margery Osborne
Jan 16, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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this was an interesting read culturally but honestly there were no recipes that i wanted to make. where i live i can easily get excellent lavash though so thats probably why. Leahy and her partner give an excellent interview about the book on Good Food.
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Kate Leahy grew up in California and learned how to cook and bake in restaurants throughout the country. Her first book, A16 Food and Wine, received the IACP Cookbook of the Year award and the Julia Child First book award. Her most recent book, Lavash, with co-authors Ara Zada and John Lee, celebrates Armenia's favorite flatbread. She lives in San Francisco ...more

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