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Georgian Recipes

Georgian Salad with Walnut Dressing (Salati Nigvzit) is a refreshing simple salad with with tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions in a fragrant blended walnut dressing. Dishes from the country of Georgia, which is situated above Turkey between Europe and Asia, tend to be on the heavy side. Fans of comfort food will find plenty to enjoy …

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Savory Blackberry Sauce (Rachuli Sauce) was one of the first sauces we tried when we arrived in Tbilisi, Georgia. For those that are unfamiliar, Georgia (formally the Republic of Georgia) is a post-Soviet country nestled between Armenia, Russia, Turkey, Azerbaijan and the Black Sea. Before we arrived, we knew about the cheesy bread (khachapuri) and …

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Shkmeruli (chicken cooked in milk and garlic sauce) was one of our very favorite dishes when we traveled to the country of Georgia. It has very few ingredients, which are traditionally combined together and baked in a Georgian red clay baking dish, called a ketsi. While the whole recipe is relatively simple, after tasting it, …

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Khinkali (also known as Chinkali or Xinkali) are stuffed pasta dumplings that are a favorite dish from the Country of Georgia. They are one of the staples of Georgian Food, often thought of as one of the national dishes of Georgia. Check out our article about “What to eat in Georgia” for a full list …

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Our spicy ribs in Adjika sauce (or Ajika Sauce) recipe combines some spices unique to Georgia along with heat from chile peppers. This results in a delicious and unique flavor that’ll have you making these again and again. When we arrived in the country of Georgia, we knew we were in for a delicious culinary …

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New visitors to the country of Georgia will quickly discover that the people of this region have a vast love of bread and cheese. Restaurant menus are loaded with several kinds of freshly baked bread, with the most popular stuffed with cheese. We sampled all kinds during our visit to the Caucasus country and found …

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Ispanakhis Pkhali is a traditional Georgian dish that belongs to the category of “pkhali,” a term used for various vegetable-based spreads or salads in Georgia. Pkhali dishes are often served cold and are a popular part of Georgian feasts and celebrations. Other versions of pkhali are made from beetroot, leeks, eggplant, mushrooms, cabbage, or red …

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I consider these Sulguni Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms as a gateway “drug” to Georgian cuisine. And that’s saying a lot because Georgian food is some of the most unique and delicious that we have experienced. When I told friends and family that I planned to visit the former Republic of Georgia, many admitted that they had …

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