Archive for the "Armenia" category

Wait! Don’t take down that tree. It’s Armenian Christmas.

by Beth Shepherd
( December 29th, 2015 )

Just about the time some of us put away our decorations and take down our tree, Armenians ramp-up for Armenian Christmas! The Armenian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas on January 6, not December 25. This day is also known as Epiphany, the revelation of Jesus being God’s son. For most …

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Nestle for Men: The manly chocolate bar

by Beth Shepherd
( November 6th, 2015 )

Big Papa may have felt left out of the Halloween festivities, because today he hauled out his very last ‘Nestle for Men’ bar. Yep. For men.

Russian Nestle chocolate bar

We purchased this bar some time (years) ago in Armenia, because…well, you never know …

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A gift from Gyumri: Armenian fruit leather

by Beth Shepherd
( October 2nd, 2015 )

A package arrived from Armenia this week. Inside were several special gifts including Armenian fruit leather. There is nothing more delicious (in my admittedly biased opinion) than homemade—IN ARMENIA—fruit leather.

Armenian fruit leather and Armenian coffee

The fruit leather from Gyumri, where my daughter …

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