Lamaju—A True Taste of Armenia

Armenia is a country that is rich in culture and is fiercely proud of its unique food heritage that has created dishes that are loved the world over. Some of the most loved dishes include Beorek, Cheorek, and Lamaju, otherwise known as Lahmajin or Lahmajeen.




Armenia is a country that is heavily reliant of cattle breeding and agriculture, both of which feature heavily when it comes to staple food choices of Armenian people. Beef is a popular dish, whether in stews and roasts or baked good such as Lamaju. Baked goods such as  Lamaju and Beorek are staple food choices for people in Armenia and are eaten at any time of the day.


Armenian Food Culture


Armenian cuisine is a unique and unforgettable taste that will leave a lasting impression on all who taste it. Armenian people pride themselves on homemade food that are loyal to family recipes, so do not expect to see all of the processed food that we are used to in the US. Traditionally, Armenian food is served over a series of courses and nobody leaves the table hungry. Seasonal fruits and vegetable take pride of place on any dish as do meats, herbs and spices.


Apricots, peaches, cherries, pomegranates, pears,, plums, oranges, lemons tomatoes, peppers, cabbage, onions, eggplants, beans, walnuts, almonds, cinnamon, cardamom, rosemary, and clove are just a few of the key ingredients that make up traditional Armenian dishes. Popular baked good includes Lamaju, otherwise known as Lahmajin or Lahmajeen, Beorek and Cheorek.


Sasoun Bakery


Sasoun bakery sells some of the best Lamaju that you will taste in Los Angeles, maybe even the whole of the USA. We say this because our baked good are made fresh each day and we have scores of loyal customers who cannot get enough of our Lahmajin.


If we have tickled your tastebuds and you are looking forward to trying Lahmajeen for the first time, Sasoun Bakery has freshly baked goods for you to try every day. Checkout your nearest Sasoun Bakery store today.

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