BEEF WITH MUSHROOMS AND AJIKA

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Beef is a popular meat in Georgia. In this family recipe we show how to make a beef and mushroom dish flavored with spicy ajika. Ajika (Georgian: აჯიკა) is a hot, spicy paste used to flavor meat and fish dishes mainly in Samegrelo and Abkhazia. It is made with hot red peppers, garlic, herbs and spices. In … Continue reading

OSTRI

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Ostri is a hot, spicy beef stew that is very popular in Georgia, both as a home prepared meal and as a dish in restaurants. Ingredients: 800 grams of lean beef, 100 grams of butter, 3 large onions, 4 large tomatoes, 1 tbs of hot red pepper, 1 tsp of dried coriander, 200 grams of marinated … Continue reading

FYDZHIN – OSSETIAN MEAT PIE

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In this traditional Ossetian recipe we show how to make Fydzhin, one of the most popular Ossetian dishes. A meat filled pie, it can be made with a beef filling or a mix of beef and pork or beef and lamb. We made ours with beef and pork. This meat filled pie is similar to Svanetian Kubdari (Georgian: კუბდარი) … Continue reading

OSSETIAN MEATBALLS IN TOMATO SAUCE

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In this traditional recipe from South Ossetia we show how to make meatballs in tomato sauce topped with a hard boiled egg. The dish is also popular in Shida Kartli region (Georgian: შიდა ქართლი). Ingredients for meat balls: 600 grams of minced beef, 2 eggs, 200 grams of white bread, 1 level tsp of Summer Savoury, … Continue reading

BEEF KHARSHO

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Kharsho (Georgian: ხარშო), also known as Kharcho, is a traditional Georgian dish, usually made with beef or chicken but can also be made with other meats. It can be made with walnuts and with or without rice. In this recipe we show how to make Kharsho with beef and rice. Ingredients: 700 grams of beef, 100 grams of … Continue reading

TOLMA – STUFFED EGGPLANT AND TOMATO

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Tolma (Georgian: ტოლმა), known as Dolma in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, is a popular meal in Georgia and there are many variations. It usually describes a filled, hollowed-out vegetable or a filling wrapped in a leaf. Fillings can include meat and vegetables. In this recipe we show how to make tolma with eggplant and tomatoes. Ingredients: 2 … Continue reading

BEEF CHASHUSHULI WITH MUSHROOMS

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Beef Chashushuli with mushrooms is a delicious family meal with a spicy flavor. Ingredients: 1 kilo of lean beef, 2 large onions, 250 grams of walnuts, 500 grams of mushrooms, 6 cloves of garlic, 2 bay leaves, 1 tbs of hot red pepper, 6 tbs of oil, salt (amount dependent upon personal preference), 1 level tsp … Continue reading

MEGRELIAN KHARSHO

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Kharsho (Georgian: ხარშო), also known as Kharcho, is a traditional Georgian dish, usually made with beef or chicken but can also be made with other meats. It can be made with walnuts and with or without rice. In this recipe we show how to make Megrelian Kharsho, which is hot and spicy and also uses tomatoes or tomato … Continue reading

BEEF AND RADISH SALAD

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In this family recipe from the Imereti region of Georgia (Georgian: იმერეთი) we show how to make a beef and radish salad. This type of salad is popular in winter. Ingredients: 400 grams of radishes, 700 grams of lean beef, 150 grams of mayonnaise, 1 tsp of blue fenugreek, 1 tsp of dried marigold, 1 tsp … Continue reading

KHASHLAMA

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Khashlama (Georgian: ხაშლამა) is a boiled beef dish popular in the Kakheti region of Georgia and usually always part of a Kakhetian supra (feast). In the eastern mountain regions of Georgia (e.g. Tusheti) Khashlama is made with lamb. It is simple dish to make but does take several hours to cook. Ingredients: 1 kilo of young, beef, 2-3 bay … Continue reading

KUBDARI

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Kubdari (Georgian: კუბდარი) is a meat filled pastry that originates from Georgia’s Svaneti region, where it is also called ‘kuptaari’. It can be made with either beef or pork but the most popular version uses both. It should be made with cut meat and not minced meat. Ingredients (filling): 500 grams of pork, 500 grams … Continue reading

TOLMA COOKED WITH CARROTS AND A SPICY SOUR CREAM AND TOMATO SAUCE

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Tolma (Georgian: ტოლმა), known as Dolma in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, is a popular meal in Georgia and many other countries and there are many variations. It usually describes a filled, hollowed-out vegetable or a filling wrapped in a leaf. Fillings can include meat and vegetables. In Georgia, fillings wrapped in cabbage or vine leaves and stuffed peppers are very popular. … Continue reading

Kababi with Pomegranate Juice

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Kababi is a very popular meal in Georgia and can be flavored with a variety of spices. In this recipe we show how to make kababi wrapped in thin lavashi bread and flavored with spices and pomegranate juice. We have also included a recipe for a spicy tomato sauce to serve with the kababi. Ingredients … Continue reading

TOLMA (DOLMA) – STUFFED VINE LEAVES

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Tolma (Georgian: ტოლმა), known as Dolma in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, is a popular meal in Georgia and many other countries and there are many variations. It usually describes a filled, hollowed-out vegetable or a filling wrapped in a leaf. Fillings can include meat and vegetables. In Georgia, fillings wrapped in cabbage or vine leaves and stuffed peppers are very popular. … Continue reading

SPICY BEEF AND PORK CUTLETS WITH MASHED POTATO

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Homemade minced meat cutlets are a popular family meal. Our recipe uses beef and pork, white bread, spices and onions. We served ours with mashed potato made with ground red pepper and fried onions. Ingredients for beef and pork patties: 500 grams of minced beef and pork mix, 1 medium sized onion, 1 egg, 200 grams of cornflour, 1 … Continue reading

CHAKAPULI (GEORGIAN: ჩაქაფული)

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Chakapuli (Georgian: ჩაქაფული) is a popular Georgian stew made with lamb or beef, dry white wine, tarragon leaves, unripe (sour) green plums, green onions, green peppers, green coriander, garlic and salt. It is popular in the Spring when the plums are unripe. Ingredients (6 servings): 700 grams of diced lamb or beef. 150 grams of wild sour green plums. 200 … Continue reading

  • CHASHUSHULI WITH SUMMER SAVORY

  • FKHALI WITH BEETROOT LEAVES AND NUTS

  • GURIAN CHEESE AND EGG FILLED PASTRY

  • LOBIO WITH MINT AND EGGS

  • MEGRELIAN AJIKA

  • TOLMA SPICY SOUR CREAM AND TOMATO SAUCE

  • GREEN AJIKA

  • CHAKHRAGINA -OSSETIAN KHACHAPURI

  • TOLMA (DOLMA) – STUFFED VINE LEAVES

  • CHICKEN LIVER WITH RED WINE AND SVANETIAN SALT

  • MOKHRAKULI KHACHAPURI

  • KABABI WITH POMEGRANATE JUICE

  • GEORGIAN LOBIO WITH NUTS

  • MEGRULI KHACHAPURI

  • GREEN BEANS WITH NUTS

  • DARK GRAPE PELAMUSHI WITH CORN FLOUR

  • EGGPLANT “CAVIAR” WITH POMEGRANATE

  • MARINATED GREEN TOMATOES

  • KETSULA - CHICKEN WITH SOUR CREAM AND SPICES

  • BADAGI

  • CHICKEN WITH GREEN AJIKA

  • PELAMUSHI – TATARA

  • KHACHAPURI WITH POTATO FILLING

  • FRIED BEETROOT WITH TOMATOES AND SPICES

  • SHKMERULI – CHICKEN COOKED IN MILK AND GARLIC

  • EKALA FKHALI

  • MUSHROOM CHASHUSHULI WITH POTATOES

  • CHAKHOKHBILI – CHICKEN WITH HERBS

  • CHAKAPULI RECIPE

  • FRIED KHINKALI

  • SVANETIAN KHACHAPURI WITH GREEN ONIONS

  • FRIED GREEN TOMATOES WITH ONION AND CARROT

  • KUBDARI - SVANETIAN MEAT PASTRY

  • WILD OYSTER MUSHROOM PASTRY

  • AJIKA WITH TOMATOES

  • EGGPLANT WITH WALNUTS AND HERBS

  • LOBIO WITH FRIED HAM

  • BEETROOT FKHALI WITH WALNUTS

  • EGGPLANT WITH PEPPERS AND SVANETIAN SALT

  • PORK CHASHUSHULI WITH MUSHROOMS AND MEGRELIAN AJIKA

  • LOBIO WITH CHEESE

  • ELARJI – CORNMEAL WITH SULGUNI CHEESE

  • KHABAKHI – FRIED MARROW

  • OJAKHURI – FAMILY MEAL

  • GEORGIAN SALAD

  • LEEK SATSIVI

  • SPICY TOMATO SAUCE

  • CHICKEN LIVER WITH AJIKA AND SUMMER SAVORY

  • OJAKHURI WITH CHICKEN AND FRIED POTATOES FLAVORED WITH MARIGOLD

  • OYSTER MUSHROOMS WITH EGGS AND SWEET RED PEPPER

  • LOBIO WITH SWEETCORN

  • CHICKEN WITH SPICY HAZELNUT SAUCE

  • CHICKEN BARBECUE

  • LOBIO WITH TOMATOES AND SPICES

  • BAKED MUSHROOMS FILLED WITH SULGUNI CHEESE