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.
Tarragon is a spring herb in Georgia. We use it a lot in stews, soups, salads or eat fresh as an herb. One of my favorite dishes is mushrooms with tarragon, kind of like mushroom stew with scallions and tarragon. It’s very flavorful and meaty.
Frittata is such a versatile egg based comfort meal that can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner. You can make it with ham and cheese, mushrooms, broccoli or asparagus. Tarragon gives the dish wonderful and interesting taste.
I had chickpea curry at the party of friends where one Indian guy brought this dish and even though I don’t like cooked onions, I loved this dish, it was creamy and amazingly flavorful. So, I asked him for a recipe and made it at home few times. It’s not […]
Mild, creamy and buttery white beans, sweet corn and crunchy kale flavored with lemon vinaigrette and parsley is both refreshing and comforting salad, perfect for lunch or dinner.
Once you realize how quick and easy it is to toss together beef and broccolini in soy sauce, ginger and toasted sesame seed oil, you might never order takeout again. Broccolini is a cross between broccoli and kale. For the beef, pick tender piece like filet mignon. Regardless of the […]
Zucchini mint pancakes are great for appetizer or fast snack for kids. I had fresh mint and thought it would give the pancakes nice taste, but you can use any other herbs that you have in the fridge or in the garden, parsley and dill will be good as well.
Dried fruits and nuts, cocoa nibs or coffee beans, cocoa powder or instant coffee, you name it. It’s a simple and delicious little bite packed with healthy oils and nutrients, easy to make and keeps well in the fridge.