About Sights – Romanov Palace in Likani

Romanov Palace

The Romanov Palace (also known as Likani Palace) was designed by Leopold Bilfeldt as a summer mansion for Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia. Built by the famous architect Leonti Nikolajewitsch Benois (Leon Benoise) between the years of 1892-95, the palace is situated on the bank of the Mtkvari River in Likani (Georgian: ლიკანი) in Samtskhe-Javakheti region. … Continue reading

About History – Photographs of 1970’s Georgia

1970’s Georgia. Photo taken in 1977 by Erhard K.

This selection of photos were taken by Erhard K in 1977 for a photo travel report. Photographed in color, they provide a fascinating glimpse of everyday life in Soviet-era Georgia, as well panoramic shots of Tbilisi landmarks and photos of cars, trucks and buses. CLICK on the logo to visit GEORGIA ABOUT on Facebook and see photos and news about Georgia. Click LIKE on … Continue reading

About Food – New Vegetarian Recipes Coming Soon!

Fried Vegetables with Garlic and Mayonnaise

In response to a number of requests for more vegetarian recipes we have prepared several new traditional Georgian dishes suitable for vegetarians. Step by step photo recipes will be published soon. New Vegetarian Recipes Coming Soon!  CLICK on the logo to visit GEORGIA ABOUT on Facebook and see photos and news about Georgia. Click LIKE on the page and become a friend of GEORGIA … Continue reading

Originally posted on Cooking in Sens:
When I woke up this morning I was momentarily “pris de panique”.  The problem with cooking in parts is that if you screw it up, you can’t just not post, something has to be said.  That’s almost like pressure!  We don’t like pressure around this blog, so I decided…

Originally posted on Cooking in Sens:
One of my favorite travel/food sites is Georgia About.  There are so many delicious and interesting recipes that I’ll never be satisfied until I try them all!  Today I refrigerated the makings for ojakhuri, a stewed pork dish. http://georgiaabout.wordpress.com/2012/07/05/about-food-ojakhuri-family-meal/. I did fiddle with the recipe a bit.  I didn’t have…

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