Try the masterpieces of the chefs of the best restaurants in Armenia, simple housewives and choose the most delicious tolma or shashlik.
Evaluate the Armenian lavash, which can stored for months and gat (Armenian folk cake), various kinds of tuta and famous mulberry vodka, as well as wine from one of the oldest varieties in the world of "Areni" grapes.
The festival was founded and was held for the first time in 2011, by the non-governmental organization "Preservation and Development of Armenian Culinary Traditions". The aim of the festival is to popularize the traditional Armenian dish and to strengthen one of the intangible values of Armenian culture - Armenian cuisine. You have a great opportunity to taste different kinds of tolma.
Show-tasting of festival and ritual dishes "Bread in the mountains" is held every year on the second Sunday in June on the square near the museum "Erebuni". Restaurants and private culinary specialists represent traditional Armenian festival and ritual cuisine in separate pavilions. Representatives of other nationalities also demonstrate their national holiday dishes. Within the framework of the festival music, dancing, celebration is provided.
An unusually interesting mulberry festival in Goris provides guests with the opportunity to watch the process of making vodka from mulberry (or mulberry vodka) and taste it. Black, red and white mulberries are the favorite berries in Armenians. The festival participants organize an exhibition of doshab (syrup from mulberry), mulberry vodka, dishes of Armenian national cuisine, as well as handmade products and much more. Throughout of festival, national music plays, partiсipants and guests sign and dance. The classical program of the festival begins with Grigol Tatevatsi Square in Goris and continues in the central park and the Old Goris.
The festival is held in the village of Akhtala, near the border with Georgia. The purpose of the festival is to spread and develop Armenian culinary traditions, as well as the development of tourism in the region. Guests can taste shashlik from pork, veal, lamb, fish, vegetables. At the festival there will be performances of dance groups.