NEW POTATO AND CHEESE SOUP

In this quick and easy to make family recipe we show how to make a delicious soup with new potatoes, cheese, sour cream and dill. Ingredients: 300 grams of small new potatoes, 200 grams of new Imeretian cheese (or mozzarella), 2 green onions, 200 grams of sour cream, 1 egg, 1 tsp of black pepper, 1 … Continue reading

OSSETIAN MEATBALLS IN TOMATO SAUCE

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

APYRPYLCHAPA

Apyrpylchapa is a dish from Abkhazia region made with marinated sweet peppers, walnuts and herbs. Similar versions are made in other regions of Georgia, especially in western Georgia. Ingredients for filling: 6 large, sweet red peppers, 200 grams of walnuts, 1 tbs Ajika (click here for a recipe), 2 cloves of garlic, 1 onion, 10 grams of fresh parsley, 1 tbs of dried hot red … Continue reading

KHACHAPURI WITH TARRAGON

Georgians are very fond of the herb tarragon, which they call tarkhuna (Georgian: ტარხუნა). It used to flavor meat stews, grilled trout, salads and many other dishes. In this recipe we show how to make a khachapuri flavored with tarragon. Khachapuri (Georgian: ხაჭაპური) is justifiably considered to be one of Georgia’s national dishes and is popular in restaurants and in … Continue reading

CHICKEN WITH EGGPLANT AND SPICES

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and there are many variations. In this recipe we show how to make a popular family dish made with fried eggplant, chicken, sour cream and spices. Ingredients: 400 grams of chicken breast, 400 grams of eggplant, 1 tbs of red pepper, 1 ts of blue fenugreek, 1 ts of dried … Continue reading

BEEF KHARSHO

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

MUSHROOM CHAKAPULI

Wild Oyster mushrooms are called ‘Kalmakha’ in Georgia and grow on the bark of trees. They look, smell and taste like oysters and are a popular meal in Georgia. In this recipe we show how to make an oyster mushroom chakapuli. Ingredients: 1 kilo of Oyster mushrooms, 3 hot green peppers, 3 white onions, 10 green onions, 10 grams … Continue reading

MEGRELIAN VERSION OF CHVISHTARI

Chvishtari (also called chishdvaar) is a cornbread with cheese from Georgia’s Svaneti region. It is also popular in Samegrelo region but made in a slightly different way. In this recipe we will show how to make the Megrelian version of Chvishtari. Ingredients (for 6 servings): 200 grams of Sulguni cheese (Georgian: სულუგუნი). Sulguni is a cheese from the Samegrelo … Continue reading

BUZHBUZHA

In this family recipe from Georgia’s Racha region we show how to make a delicious bacon meal. It is made with the famous Rachuli bacon from Racha but any good quality smoked, fatty bacon can be used. Ingredients: 300 grams of smoked, fatty bacon. We used Rachuli bacon from Georgia’s Racha region. Other ingredients: 5 onions, … Continue reading

CHICKEN TABAKA WITH HAZELNUT BAZHE SAUCE

Chicken Tabaka is a popular dish in western Georgia. Crispy on the outside and soft inside, it can be eaten with or without an accompanying sauce. In this recipe we made chicken tabaka with a delicious hazelnut bazhe sauce. Ingredients: 1 medium sized hen, 300 grams of hazelnuts, 50 ml of oil, 250 ml of … Continue reading

AJARIAN CHIRBULI

Ajarian Chirbuli is a dish from Georgia’s Ajara region (Georgian: აჭარა). Made with eggs and walnuts, it is a popular breakfast meal. Different versions of Chirbuli are made in Samtskhe-Javakheti region (Georgian: სამცხე-ჯავახეთი) and Lazeti (which is now part of Turkey). Ingredients: 2 juicy tomatoes, 2 onions, 3 eggs, 10 walnuts, 15 grams of fresh green coriander, 15 grams … Continue reading

COTTAGE CHEESE WITH MINT WRAPPED IN SULGUNI

In this recipe from the Samegrelo region (Georgian: სამეგრელო) of western Georgia we show how to make a delicious appetizer made with cottage cheese and mint wrapped in very thin Sulguni cheese. Ingredients: 8 slices of very thin Sulguni cheese. This is Sulguni that has been partially boiled in water, kneaded and folded and then rolled out into thin … Continue reading

OJAKHURI WITH RACHULI BACON

In this recipe from the historical Racha region (Georgian: რაჭა) of Georgia we show how to make Ojakhuri with Rachuli bacon. Simple and easy to prepare, it makes a delicious meal. Ingredients: 400 grams of fatty bacon. We used smoked bacon from Georgia’s historical Racha region. This particular bacon is famous throughout Georgia for its taste and aroma. … Continue reading

EGGPLANT WITH MAYONNAISE AND HERBS

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and always form part of a supra (traditional Georgian feast). There are many variations and in this family recipe we show how to make eggplant filled with spicy mayonnaise and herbs. Ingredients: 3 eggplants, half a small garlic bulb, 15 grams of fresh parsley, 15 grams of fresh basil, 10 … Continue reading

MUSHROOMS WITH WALNUTS AND GREEN ONION

In this family recipe we show how to make a delicious meal of mushrooms, walnuts and green onion, flavored with fresh green coriander and garlic.  Ingredients: 500 grams of mushrooms, 200 grams of walnuts, 8-10 cloves of garlic (or less if you prefer), 500 grams of potatoes, 2 white onions, 8 green onions, 30 grams … Continue reading

JIGRIS KHAURMA

Jigris Khaurma is a popular dish in Eastern Georgia, especially in Kakheti region and is made with the heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and lungs of pigs, young beef or lamb. In this recipe we have used pig.  Ingredients: 1 kilo of pig heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and lungs. Other ingredients: 300 ml of white wine, 30 grams of … 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