MUSHROOMS WITH GREEN ONIONS

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 family recipe we show how to prepare wild oyster mushrooms with green onions. Ingredients: 1.5 kilos of wild Oyster Mushrooms, 200 grams of green onions, 40 … Continue reading

OJAKHURI WITH MUSHROOMS AND CHEESE

In this family recipe from Racha region (Georgian: რაჭა) of Georgia we show how to make Ojakhuri with mushrooms and cheese. It is quick to prepare and makes a delicious meal. Ingredients: 700 grams of potatoes, 400 grams of mushrooms, 3 tbs of oil, 50 grams of butter, 150 grams of Imeretian cheese (mozzarella can be used), … Continue reading

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

CABBAGE 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 cabbage. Ingredients: 1.5 kilos of cabbage, 400 grams of walnuts, 1 onion, … Continue reading

MARINATED HOT PEPPERS

Marinated vegetables are very popular in Georgia and marinated hot peppers are a particular favorite. In this family recipe we show how to marinate hot peppers that can be stored for many months. Ingredients: 2.5 kilos of hot peppers, 250 ml of oil, 3 tbs of sugar, 500 ml of white wine vinegar, 5 bay … Continue reading

CHICKEN SALAD WITH WALNUTS

Pomegranate and walnuts are popular ingredients in Georgian cuisine. In this family recipe we show how to make a chicken salad with walnuts and pomegranate seeds. Ingredients: 600 grams of chicken breasts, 200 grams of salad leaves, seeds from half a pomegranate, 3-4 green onions, 4 cloves of garlic, 100 grams of walnuts, 4 boiled … 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

VEGETABLES IN MAYONNAISE SAUCE

Vegetable dishes, served cold, are popular in Georgia. In this family recipe we show how to prepare a delicious dish of eggplant, peppers and onions in a spicy mayonnaise sauce. Ingredients: 2 eggplants, 2 red peppers, 1 large white onion, 1 level tsp of hot red pepper, 1 level tsp of dried coriander, 1 level … Continue reading

BEEF AND RADISH SALAD

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

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 WALNUTS

Gozinaki (Georgian: გოზინაყი) is a traditional Georgian confection made of caramelized nuts fried in honey and usually eaten at New Year and Christmas. In this recipe we show how to make Gozinaki with walnuts. Ingredients: 1 kilo of walnuts, 10 heaped tbs of honey and 2 tbs of sugar. Preparation: Shell the walnuts. Add to a hot … 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

Chicken with Mushrooms and Mayonnaise

In this family recipe we show how to make chicken with mushrooms and a spicy garlic mayonnaise sauce. Ingredients (4 servings): 500 grams of chicken breast, 500 grams of mushrooms, 200 grams of mayonnaise, 1 tsp dried blue fenugreek, 1 tsp of dried coriander, 1 level tbs dried marigold, up to 10 cloves of garlic, 8 … Continue reading

EGGPLANT CAVIAR

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and there are many variations. In this family recipe we show how to make eggplant ‘caviar’. Ingredients: 3 large eggplants, 1 large tomato, 1 large carrot, 1 large sweet red pepper, 1 hot green pepper, 3 cloves of garlic, 1 level tbs of dried hot red pepper, 1 … 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