TOMATO AND WALNUT SALAD

Nut salads are popular all year round in Georgia. In this recipe we show how to make a delicious tomato and walnut salad. Ingredients: 2 large tomatoes, 200 grams of walnuts, 1 medium sized onion, 3-4 cloves of garlic, 20 grams of fresh parsley, 1 level tsp of dried marigold, 2 hot green peppers, 2 tsp of … Continue reading

BEEF CHASHUSHULI WITH MUSHROOMS

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

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

CHICKEN SALAD WITH HAZELNUTS AND POMEGRANATE JUICE

Pomegranate is a popular ingredient in Georgian cuisine. In this family recipe we show how to make a chicken salad with hazelnuts and pomegranate juice. Ingredients: 800 grams of chicken breasts, 1 pomegranate, 150 grams of hazelnuts, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 level tsp of blue fenugreek, 1 level tsp of dried coriander, 1 heaped … Continue reading

HOW TO MAKE CHURCHKHELA

Churchkhela (Georgian:  ჩურჩხელა) is a traditional sausage-shaped candy made by repeatedly dipping a long string of nuts in tatara – a mixture of flour, sugar and Badagi (concentrated fresh grape juice). Georgians usually make Churchkhela in the Autumn when grapes and nuts are harvested. Churchkhela can also be made with dried fruit (such as peach, apple or plum) and pumpkin seeds. In this … Continue reading

GOZINAKI WITH HAZELNUTS

Gozinaki (Georgian: გოზინაყი) is a traditional Georgian confection made of caramelized nuts fried in honey and usually eaten on New Year’s Eve and Christmas. In this recipe we show how to make gozinaki with hazelnuts. Ingredients: Half kilo of hazelnuts, 4 heaped tbs of honey and 1 tbs of sugar. Preparation: Shell the hazelnuts. Add … Continue reading

EGGPLANT SATSIVI

Satsivi (Georgian: საცივი) is a thick paste made from walnuts and served cold (‘Tsivi’ means ‘cold’ in Georgian). It is used in a variety of meat (usually chicken and turkey), fish and vegetable dishes. In this recipe we show how to make eggplant satsivi. Ingredients: 4 eggplants, 300 grams of walnuts, 4 cloves of garlic, 2 … Continue reading

GREEN TOMATO SALAD WITH WALNUTS

In this recipe we show how to make a western Georgian dish made with green tomatoes and walnuts. Served cold, it is popular in the summer/autumn. Ingredients: 3 large green tomatoes, 200 grams of walnuts, 1 medium sized onion, 3-4 cloves of garlic, 20 grams of fresh parsley, 20 grams of fresh coriander, 1 level … Continue reading

CAULIFLOWER SATSIVI

Satsivi (Georgian: საცივი) is a thick paste made from walnuts and served cold (‘Tsivi’ means ‘cold’ in Georgian). It is used in a variety of meat (usually chicken and turkey), fish and vegetable dishes. In this recipe we show how to make cauliflower satsivi. Ingredients: 1 medium cauliflower, 3 white onions, 300 grams of walnuts, 4 cloves … Continue reading

SPINACH PKHALI

Pkhali or Fkhali (Georgian: ფხალი) is a popular dish that can be made with many different types of leaves, including spinach, nettles, cabbage and beetroot. It can also be made with vegetables and nuts. In this recipe we show how to make Pkhali with spinach. Ingredients: 1.5 kilos of spinach, 400 grams of walnuts, 2 white … Continue reading

RED PEPPER AND ONION SATSIVI

Satsivi (Georgian: საცივი) is a thick paste made from walnuts and served cold (‘Tsivi’ means ‘cold’ in Georgian). It is used in a variety of meat (usually chicken and turkey), fish and vegetable dishes. In this recipe we show how to make red pepper and onion satsivi. Ingredients: 3 large sweet red peppers, 3 white onions, 300 … Continue reading

LEEK SATSIVI

Satsivi (Georgian: საცივი) is a thick paste/sauce made primarily from walnuts and served cold (‘Tsivi’ means ‘cold’ in Georgian). It is used in a variety of meat, fish and vegetable dishes. In this recipe we show how to make leek satsivi. Ingredients: 1 kilo of leeks, 300 grams of walnuts, 5-7 cloves of garlic, 1 tsp of … Continue reading

EGGPLANT WITH WALNUTS AND HERBS

In this recipe we show how to make a popular Georgian family dish made with eggplant, walnuts and herbs. This is primarily a summer dish and is served cold. Ingredients: 1 kilo of eggplant, 250 grams of walnuts, 1 sweet red pepper, 1 red onion, 15 grams of fresh parsley, 15 grams of fresh green coriander, … Continue reading

BEETROOT FKHALI WITH WALNUTS

Fkhali (Georgian: ფხალი) is a popular dish that can be made with many different types of leaves, including spinach, nettles, cabbage and beetroot. It can also be made with vegetables and nuts. In this recipe we show how to make Fkhali with beetroot and walnuts. Ingredients: 1 kilo of red beetroot, 200 grams of walnuts, … Continue reading

WILD OYSTER MUSHROOMS WITH WALNUTS AND SPICES

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 appetizer in Georgia. In this recipe we show how to prepare wild oyster mushrooms with walnuts and spices. Ingredients: 1 kilo of wild oyster mushrooms, 200 grams of walnuts (or hazelnuts), … Continue reading

AJIKA WITH WALNUTS

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 appearance and consistency ajika resembles Italian red pesto. There are several types of ajika. In this recipe we show how to make ajika with walnuts. This … 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