About Food – Fried Potatoes with Svanetian Salt

In this recipe we show how to make fried potatoes flavored with herbs and Svanetian salt. Svanetian salt (Georgian: სვანური მარილი), from Svaneti region in the mountainous north-western part of Georgia, has a unique fragrance and taste and is traditionally used as a flavoring for a variety of meat, fish, potato and soup dishes as well … Continue reading

About Food – Eggplant with Peppers and Svanetian Salt

In this family recipe we show how to make eggplant with hot peppers, garlic and Svanetian Salt. Svanetian salt (Georgian: სვანური მარილი), from Svaneti region in the mountainous north-western part of Georgia, has a unique fragrance and taste and is traditionally used as a flavoring for a variety of meat, fish, vegetable, potato and soup dishes. Ingredients: … Continue reading

About Food – Chicken Flavored with Svanetian Salt

In this family recipe we show how to make chicken flavored with Georgia’s famous Svanetian salt (Georgian: სვანური მარილი). Svanetian salt comes from Svaneti region in the mountainous north-western part of Georgia. It has a unique fragrance and taste and is traditionally used as a flavoring for a variety of meat, fish, potato and soup dishes. … Continue reading

About Food – Svanetian Salt

Svanetian salt (Georgian: სვანური მარილი), from Svaneti region in the mountainous north-western part of Georgia, has a unique fragrance and taste and is traditionally used as a flavoring for a variety of meat, fish, potato and soup dishes as well as a condiment instead of table salt. The salt mixture is handmade from 8 ingredients. Ingredients: … Continue reading

About Food – Chicken Liver with Red Wine and Svanetian Salt

In this recipe we show how to make a chicken liver dish that uses Svanetian salt as a flavoring. Ingredients (4 servings): 1 kilo of chicken liver, 4 bay leaves, 1 tbs coarse dried hot pepper, 1 tbs of Svanetian salt, 2 juicy tomatoes, 2 onions, 150 ml of red wine, 1 tbs of vinegar, 10 … Continue reading

About Food – Spices and Herbs used in Georgian Cuisine

A tradition of home-cooked meals means that markets in Georgia overflow with a vast array of spices and herbs that give Georgian cuisine its rich flavors and aromas. In this article we describe some of the spices and herbs that are most commonly used in Georgian cooking. We have included links to examples of our … Continue reading

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  • Traditional Tushetian balconied house (“Karseani”).

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