Chicken in walnut sauce is a very traditional thing in Georgian cuisine. Just because I was at the farm this morning and got tons of ripe cherry tomatoes, I decided to incorporate them in the dish. First I cooked the cherry tomatoes because I was going to save them for […]
Stuffed bell peppers are perfect summer/fall dish. In Georgia we stuff them with rice and roasted eggplant, tomatoes, carrots and onions. It’s very light and flavorful. You don’t even need to heat them second day, chilled is very good. This time, I stuffed them with ground pork/beef mix, rice, tomatoes […]
Garlic cilantro sauce is one of the traditional sauces we use for roasted chicken, fish or vegetables. It gives the dish an amazing flavor and is very easy to make.
Mushrooms in Cream (soko arajnit სოკო არაჟნით) is an amazingly rich, tasty and wonderful dish. It can easily claim to be in high class restaurant menu. Cinnamon and cloves give it a delicate flavor and heavy cream gives richness to this dish. Very easy to prepare at home and is […]
Roasted Red Peppers with Walnut Paste (bulgaruli nigvzit ბულგარული ნიგვზით) is a heavenly delicious and gorgeous looking appetizer.
Marinated green tomato salad was prepared at my house in Georgia in a huge bowl. My mom packed small jars and kept them for winter. In winter, we ate with bean soup, corn bread or just fried potatoes. It’s sour, tangy, has little crunch and full with flavors. The essential […]
Chvishtari is a traditional Georgian dish made of corn flour and cheese. Usually, we use fresh lightly salted cheese in it, something like Mexican queso fresco. But I also like the combination of feta and mozzarella. There are so many corn flours in the supermarkets that it’s hard to find […]
Flattened chicken called Tabaka is a staple dish in Georgia, simple and delicious. Traditionally, it was made on the clay dish called a ketsi with heavy piece of clay on top to flatten the bird. At home, we used a heavy cast iron skillet and big flat stone that weighed […]
Tomato cucumber salad with walnut sauce is a very refreshing summer salad. You will need to use ripe and juicy tomatoes that has a lot of flavor. I recommend you buy them at the farmers market in summer. They are the best. If you can’t find the Georgian spices marigold […]
Georgian pancakes are smaller and thicker than the American, have more cake like consistency, are sweet and don’t need maple syrup and butter. We usually serve with sour cream and jam or fresh fruit.