Lobio with Marinated Peppers

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Lobio (Georgian: ლობიო) is a popular Georgian dish made with kidney beans and usually eaten with Mchadi and marinated vegetables. The Georgian word ‘lobio’ means ‘beans’. There are a number of varieties of this dish and in this family recipe we show how to make lobio with marinated peppers. Ingredients: 700 grams of lobio (kidney beans), 300 … Continue reading

CABBAGE PKHALI

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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

Chicken with Mushrooms and Mayonnaise

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

GREEN TOMATO SALAD WITH WALNUTS

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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

WILD OYSTER MUSHROOM PASTRY

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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 ingredient in Georgian cuisine. In this family recipe we show how to prepare wild oyster mushroom filled pastries. Ingredients for the filling (8 servings): 700 grams of wild oyster mushrooms, 100 grams … Continue reading

LOBIO WITH MARINATED CUCUMBER

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The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this recipe we show how to make lobio with marinated cucumber. Ingredients: 400 grams of kidney beans. 100 grams of marinated cucumber, 1 large tomato, 1 green hot pepper, 10 grams of fresh parsley (for garnish), 3 cloves … Continue reading

EGGPLANT WITH HOT PEPPERS, GARLIC AND AJIKA

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In this family recipe we show how to make eggplant with hot peppers, garlic and ajika. Ajika (Georgian: აჯიკა) is a hot, spicy paste used to flavor meat, fish and vegetable dishes mainly in Samegrelo and Abkhazia. It is made with hot red peppers, garlic, herbs and spices. Ingredients: 3-4 eggplants, 3 hot red peppers, 8 cloves of … Continue reading

PORK CHASHUSHULI WITH MUSHROOMS AND MEGRELIAN AJIKA

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Pork Chashushuli with mushrooms and Megrelian ajika is a delicious family meal with a piquant flavor. Ingredients (6 servings): 400 grams of pork, 500 grams of mushrooms, 6 medium white onions, 3 large tomatoes, 2 hot red peppers, 8-9 cloves of garlic, 150 ml of white wine, 100 ml of water, 2 tbs vinegar, 7 tbs of … Continue reading

GREEN AJIKA

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Ajika (Georgian: აჯიკა) is a hot, spicy paste used as a condiment and also to flavor meat and fish dishes. It is made with hot peppers, garlic, herbs and spices. There are several types of ajika. In this recipe we show how to make green ajika. Made with hot green peppers, this type of ajika is very spicy and … Continue reading

MEGRELIAN AJIKA

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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 Megrelian ajika. This type … Continue reading

GURIAN CHEESE AND EGG FILLED PASTRY

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In this recipe we show how to make a pastry filled with cheese and boiled eggs that comes from Georgia’s Guria region. Guria (Georgian: გურია) is situated in the western part of the country, bordered by the eastern end of the Black Sea. Ingredients (for 4 servings): For the dough: 600 grams of flour, 300 grams of all … Continue reading

FKHALI WITH BEETROOT LEAVES AND NUTS

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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 leaves and walnuts. Ingredients: 1 kilo of beetroot leaves (with stalks), 250 … Continue reading

LOBIO WITH TOMATOES AND SPICES

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The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this recipe we show how to make lobio with tomatoes and spices. Ingredients: 400 grams of kidney beans. Other ingredients: 4 Bay leaves, 3 cloves of garlic, 4 white onions, 3 tomatoes, 20 grams of fresh green … Continue reading

CHICKEN LIVER WITH RED WINE AND SVANETIAN SALT

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In this recipe we show how to make a chicken liver dish that uses Svanetian salt as a flavoring. Ingredients (4 servings): 1 kilo of chicken liver, 4 bay leaves, 1 tbs coarse dried hot pepper, 1 tbs of Svanetian salt, 2 juicy tomatoes, 2 onions, 150 ml of red wine, 1 tbs of vinegar, 10 grams of … Continue reading

SPICES AND HERBS USED IN GEORGIAN CUISINE

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A tradition of home-cooked meals means that markets in Georgia overflow with a vast array of spices and herbs that give Georgian cuisine its rich flavors and aromas. In this article we describe some of the spices and herbs that are most commonly used in Georgian cooking. We have included links to examples of our … Continue reading

MOKHRAKULI KHACHAPURI

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Khachapuri (Georgian: ხაჭაპური), is a cheese bread that is justifiably considered to be one of Georgia’s national dishes. Different regions of Georgia have their own type of khachapuri. In this recipe we show how to make Mokhrakuli Khachapuri (Georgian: მოხრაკული ხაჭაპური). This type of khachapuri is called a “lazy khachapuri” as it is fried, not baked, and takes much less time to … 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