Here are photos of my last dinner in Armenia. It was also my best meal there. We dined at Caucasus restaurant on traditional food. It was delicious. I already miss Armenian food. I hope you enjoy these photos at least half as much as I enjoyed the food.
|These clay salt and pepper cellars are very common. I now have one in my kitchen. Salt is "in the belly", red and black pepper are held in the hands and toothpicks on top.|
|This appetizer was made of greens and ground nuts and was fabulous. Sort of like a dry'ish spinach dip, but tastier.|
|We ordered bread. It cost less than $1 for the whole basket.|
|I believe I could happily live on this appetizer until I died from a heart attack. Bread is baked with cheese, butter and an egg in the middle. You pull off a chunk of bread from the outside and dip it in the melty goodness in the center.|
|Another bread/cheese/egg/butter dish - this one in thin layers. Amazing.|
|A whole fish. The dinner, as is typical in Armenia, was served family style. As we kept ordering and eating I started to worry about the expense. I shouldn't have. Dinner came to $5 USD per person. For an Armenian feast.|
|The morning I flew out dawned clear and cool. I had a perfect view of Mt. Ararat from the airport.|