BEETROOT FKHALI WITH WALNUTS

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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 and walnuts. Ingredients: 1 kilo of red beetroot, 200 grams of walnuts, … Continue reading

CHICKEN WITH MUSHROOMS AND GREEN AJIKA

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In this family recipe we show how to make chicken with mushrooms and green ajika. Ajika (Georgian: აჯიკა) is a hot, spicy paste used to flavor meat, fish and vegetable dishes mainly in Samegrelo and Abkhazia. Ingredients: 400 grams of chicken breasts, 300 grams of mushrooms, 3 medium sized onions, 8 cloves of garlic, 8 tbs of oil, … Continue reading

AJIKA WITH WALNUTS

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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 ajika with walnuts. This … Continue reading

CHASHUSHULI WITH SUMMER SAVORY

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Chashushuli with Summer Savory is a family meal made with pork and Summer Savory herb. Ingredients (serves 5-6 people): 600 grams of pork, 3 white onions, 1 large tomato, 3 red peppers, 1 tsp of dried coriander, 1 heaped tsp of Summer Savory, salt (dependent upon personal preference), 2 tbs of white wine vinegar, 1 tsp of vinegar … Continue reading

EKALA (ეკალა)

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The Ekala (ეკალა) plant (Smelax excelsa) is a type of spinach used in the cuisine of the Imereti region of Georgia (Georgian: იმერეთი). In this recipe we will show how to prepare and cook Ekala. Ingredients (2-3 servings): 1 kilo of fresh Ekala, 200 grams of walnuts, 1 clove of garlic, 1 medium size onion, 3-4 tbs of wine … Continue reading

GEORGIAN SALAD

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Georgia is blessed with wonderful fresh vegetables, ideal for making delicious, refreshing salads. This recipe uses Georgian Imeretian cheese but a substitute could be mozzarella cheese. Ingredients: Tomatoes, fresh parsley, fresh purple basil, green peppers, onion, 1.5 tbs white wine vinegar, 1 tbs vegetable oil and Imeretian cheese. Preparation. Chop the tomatoes and add to a … Continue reading

KHABAKHI – FRIED MARROW WITH WEGETABLES

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In this recipe we will show how to make a popular Georgian family dish called Khabakhi (Georgian: ყაბაყი). It is made with marrow fried with vegetables and spices. Ingredients (serves 3): 600 grams of marrow, 1 large sweet pepper, 150 grams of white onions, 1 large tomato, 70 grams of fresh parsley, 4 cloves of garlic, 100 ml of … Continue reading

GREEN BEANS WITH NUTS

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Nuts are a popular ingredient in Georgian cuisine. In this recipe we will show how to make a delicious summer dish of green beans with nuts (Georgian: მწვანე ლობიო ნიგვზით) Ingredients: Green Beans! 1 kilo. Other ingredients: 200 grams of walnuts, 1 large onion, 3 cloves of garlic, 70 grams of fresh green coriander, 80 grams … Continue reading

OJAKHURI – FAMILY MEAL

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In this recipe we will show you how to make a popular Georgian family meal called Ojakhuri. Ingredients: 500 grams of pork, 400 grams of potatoes, 3 medium sized onions, 2 tbs sour cream (or mayonnaise), 2 tbs white wine vinegar, 60 ml of white wine, 50 ml of oil, half tsp of powdered Berberis berries, … Continue reading

INTRODUCTION TO GEORGIAN SALADS

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Georgia is blessed with wonderful fresh vegetables, ideal for making delicious, refreshing salads. Ingredients. The basic ingredients of a Georgian salad consist of tomatoes, fresh parsley, purple basil, green peppers, red onion and cucumbers. Cheese (Georgian Imeritian) or walnuts can also be added. You will also need ground coriander, salt, ground red pepper and ground marigold if you … Continue reading

EGGPLANT WITH SPICY MAYONNAISE

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In this recipe we will show how to make a popular Georgian family dish of eggplant with spicy mayonnaise (Georgian: ბადრიჯანი მაიონეზით). This is primarily a summer dish and is served either warm or cold. Our version is quite spicy so you may want to reduce the quantities of spices or omit them. Ingredients (3 servings): 500 grams … Continue reading

EGGPLANT WITH WALNUTS AND SPICES

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In this recipe we will show how to make a popular Georgian family dish of eggplant with walnuts and spices. This is primarily a summer dish and is served cold. Our version is quite spicy so you may want to reduce the quantities of spices or omit them. Ingredients: 500 grams of eggplants, 250 grams of walnuts, 1 … Continue reading

CHICKEN LIVER CHASHUSHULI

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In this recipe we will show how to make a popular Georgian dish made with chicken liver, onions, wine and spices. Ingredients (3-4 servings): 500 gms of chicken liver, 30 ml of oil, 100 ml of white wine, 3 bay leaves, 2 tbs of white wine vinegar, salt and black pepper, 2 large white onions, 1 … Continue reading

WALNUTS AND SPICES WRAPPED IN CABBAGE LEAVES

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In this recipe we will show how to make a popular Georgian dish of walnuts and spices wrapped in cabbage leaves. It is quite spicy so you may want to reduce the quantities of spices or omit some. Ingredients: 1 medium size cabbage, 250 grams of walnuts, 1 tsp dried Blue Fenugreek, 1 tsp of dried coriander, 1 tsp … Continue reading

SWEET PEPPERS WITH WALNUTS

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In this recipe we will show how to make a popular Georgian dish of walnuts and spices wrapped in sweet peppers. It is quite spicy so you may want to reduce the quantities of spices or omit some. Ingredients: 5 sweet peppers, 150 grams of walnuts, half tsp dried Blue Fenugreek, three quarters tsp of dried coriander, 1 tsp … Continue reading

BARBECUE PORK WITH RED ONION

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Barbecued meat is very popular in Georgia both as a family meal and also at feasts and celebrations. Pork is the most popular meat, followed by chicken. In this recipe we will show you how to prepare barbecued pork. Ingredients: 1 kilo of pork, 2 medium sized onions, 3-4 tbs white wine vinegar, 100 ml 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