About Food – Churchkhela (Georgian ‘Snickers’)

Churchkhela (Georgian:  ჩურჩხელა) is a traditional sausage-shaped candy originating from the Caucasus region. It is a very popular food, combining two of Georgia’s favorites – grapes and nuts. Made by repeatedly dipping a long string of nuts in concentrated fresh grape juice it is delicious and nutritious and often called the Georgian ‘Snickers’! Georgian warriors carried Churchkhelas with them because they contain … Continue reading