Alani– pitted dried peaches stuffed with ground walnuts and sugar. Although dried fruits don’t have Armenian origins, there are some types of them, which are made only in Armenia. Alani is one of them, which is a pitted dried peach stuffed with ground walnuts and sugar. Armenians also make dried fruits from plums, sweet cherries. Dried fruits are fleshy and have original sparkle, so once you taste them, that experience will become one of many unforgettable ones related to Armenia.
Anoushabour dried fruits stewed with barley, garnished with chopped almonds or walnuts (a traditional Christmas pudding).
Walnut jam has a very unique taste. This Armenian dessert has its special recipe. Armenians add cinnamon, cardamon and cloves to the sugar syrop. In the end you will taste a delicious Armenian sweet with unique taste and aroma!
Sujuh is a sausage-shaped confection, made from walnuts, sewn onto a string, and dipped in thickened grape must and dried. This is one of the most popular Armenian desserts and you can hardly find a person, who doesn’t love sujuk.
Dried fruit are fruits from which the majority of the original water content has been removed either naturally, through sun drying, or through the use of specialized dryers or dehydrators.
Production of dried fruits in Armenia is a tradition of ages and the concept of «Armenian dried fruits» testifies about quality and trust. It is well known that fruits and vegetables grown in Armenia and such products as dried fruits, jams, compotes etc. produced from Armenian fruits are considerably different from the ones grown in other regions thanks to their special aroma and taste conditions. Based on results of scientific research such unique taste quality is specified by geographical location, environmental conditions, plenty of sunlight, quality of mountain water and number of other important features which create almost ideal conditions for growing apricots, pears, apples, peaches, red and black plums, etc.