Armenian dolma in grape leaves
Dolma is an ancient dish. The Urartian word "toli" means a grape leaf, hence the Armenian name for the dish "tolma" or "dolma". The dish is found in different national cuisines, and each has its own options for making dolma. Armenian dolma (rolls) in grape leaves is mainly prepared on the basis of rice or cereals and boiled minced meat (beef, lamb and / or pork) stuffed in the leaves.
This is one of the most popular family dishes in Armenia, no table will be truly festive without dolma. Usually the dish is served with yogurt and chopped garlic.
Armenian Herbal Tea
Herbal teas can be made with fresh or dried flowers, fruit, leaves, seeds or roots. The most consumed infusions are thyme tincture, wild and domestic mint, linden leaves, pomegranate flowers, dried pomegranate peel, etc. Leaves and flowers harvested in the season, washed, dried in the sun and kept throughout the year. One of the most popular teas among the locals is an infusion of mint or thyme, or both mixed together. It can be ordered at any café and restaurant, just ask for the local herbal tea.