Armenians can’t imagine having dinner without a variety of meal courses, fresh salads, herbs, and bread. Lots of bread. The Armenian thin bread is called Lavash. It has long shape and usually serves as a base for vegetable rolls and sandwiches.
Lavash is made from white flour and salted water, and it is baked at the sides of a traditional round oven called Tomir. Baking lavash is a fascinating activity that every traveler in Armenia can witness in the countryside so as in the capital Yerevan.
The fresh lavash is beautifully soft and easy to eat with any kind of food. A typical local Armenian snack or breakfast consists of lavash, cheese, fresh tarragon, and tomatoes. And the meat courses are usually served wrapped in lavash. After a while, it’s being dried for adding to soups and salads.
Lavash has been a traditional bread for Armenians for many centuries, and not only Armenians, actually. No wonder it was included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2014.
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