With the announcement of a curfew in the framework of the fight against coronavirus in Western Armenia, the interest in bread baked in tonir is gradually increasing.
The tradition of baking bread in tonir has been preserved in the life of Armenians and has reached us from ancient times.
Tonirs which are commonly found in home gardens, have become more commonly used connected with the actual situation.
In the region, especially in rural areas, bread baked by women in tonir not so long ago, now in the age of technological development and urbanization, has given way to bread baked in ovens.
However, with the spread of coronavirus around the world, interest in tonir bread began to grow.