Food has forever been a means of cultural expression and connection. Lena Artunian, an Armenian Syrian Lebanese chef and content creator, is passionate about utilizing the power of food to bring people together in love and unite them with understanding. Through her work, she joyfully strives to make the world better each day.
As a Middle Eastern, Lena belongs to a heritage of rich food and flavor. The mix of herb, spice, and everything nice is what makes the cuisine more appealing and exotic. As a content creator, she focuses on “step-by-step instructions and recipes” that make it far easier for the audience to follow and recreate.
Although, Lena is an expert when it comes to concocting any sort of dish, no matter its origin. She thoroughly enjoys the recipes passed down to her as an honor bestowed upon her. On her blog, HyeFeastLA, under the sub-section of ‘Middle Eastern,’ she has added a step-by-step guide to some of the most mouth-watering dishes e.g Arayes-Maria (Armenian Meat Pizza), Ourfa Kebab (Eggplant Kebab) and Eetch Salad (Bulgur wheat salad).
Not only does her food appeal to the adults, but the kids swoon over it too! The Arayes-Maria is famous among children, a recipe she inherited from her late father. Her precise instructions make the ingredients and procedure simple and much easier. To follow the recipe, click here.
Similarly, to satisfy all spice lovers, Lena presents the effortless recipe for Ourfa Kebabs. The rich blend of spices like black pepper, Aleppo pepper, and jalapeños combined with ground beef and tomato paste will leave you craving more!
Last but not least, for all vegetarians, she has something up her sleeve. The famous Eetch Salad has all the health resources and greens that would make you devour it. Without further wait, you can find the recipe here, and with her no-hassle, straightforward cooking instructions, enjoy it in no time!
Lena Artunian’s thought-provoking words about the importance of connecting with your culture and heritage through food often inspire her followers to gain a sense of identity. Her unique approach emphasizes how vital it is for everyone to take time to appreciate their cultural roots – something that can leave an everlasting impact.To know more about the prodigy herself, follow her on Instagram.