About Food – Abkhazian Eggplant with Walnuts and Ajika

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and always form part of a supra (traditional Georgian feast). There are many variations and in this family recipe we show how to make Abkhazian eggplant with walnuts, flavored with spicy ajika and Abkhazian spice mix (Akhkhyla). Ajika (Georgian: აჯიკა) is a hot, spicy paste used to flavor meat and fish … Continue reading

About Food – Marinated Eggplant with Red Peppers

Marinated vegetables are very popular in Georgia and marinated eggplant is a particular favorite. In this family recipe we show how to marinate eggplant with sweet and hot red peppers that can be stored for many months. Ingredients: 10 kilos of eggplant, 1.5 kilos of hot red peppers, 1.5 kilos of sweet red peppers, 600 grams of … Continue reading

About Food – Eggplant with Herbs and Tomatoes

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and always form part of a supra (traditional Georgian feast). There are many variations and in this family recipe we show how to make eggplant with herbs and tomatoes. Ingredients: Half kilo of eggplants, 3 large juicy tomatoes, 3 white onions, 1 hot green pepper, 10 grams of basil, 10 … Continue reading

About Food – Eggplant with Ajika and Mayonnaise

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and always form part of a supra (traditional Georgian feast). There are many variations and in this family recipe we show how to make eggplant with ajika and mayonnaise. Ajika (Georgian: აჯიკა) is a hot, spicy paste used to flavor meat and fish dishes mainly in Samegrelo and Abkhazia. It is … Continue reading

About Food – Chicken with Eggplant and Spices

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and there are many variations. In this recipe we show how to make a popular family dish made with fried eggplant, chicken, sour cream and spices. Ingredients: 400 grams of chicken breast, 400 grams of eggplant, 1 tbs of red pepper, 1 ts of blue fenugreek, 1 ts of … Continue reading

About Food – Stuffed Eggplant and Tomato

Tolma (Georgian: ტოლმა), known as Dolma in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, is a popular meal in Georgia and there are many variations. It usually describes a filled, hollowed-out vegetable or a filling wrapped in a leaf. Fillings can include meat and vegetables. In this recipe we show how to make tolma with eggplant and tomatoes. Ingredients: 2 … Continue reading

About Food – Eggplant with Hazelnuts and Herbs

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and always form part of a supra (traditional Georgian feast). There are many variations and in this family recipe we show how to make eggplant with hazelnuts and herbs. Ingredients: 1 kilo of eggplants, 400 grams of hazelnuts, 1 large onion, 4-5 cloves of garlic, 20 grams of … Continue reading

About Food – Eggplant with Mayonnaise and Herbs

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and always form part of a supra (traditional Georgian feast). There are many variations and in this family recipe we show how to make eggplant filled with spicy mayonnaise and herbs. Ingredients: 3 eggplants, half a small garlic bulb, 15 grams of fresh parsley, 15 grams of fresh basil, 10 … Continue reading

About Food – Ajapsandali

Ajapsandali (Georgian: აჯაფსანდალი) is a Georgian vegetarian/vegan dish popular as a family meal, especially in summer. There are many variations but they will always contain eggplant, potato and tomato. Click here to see another version that uses red peppers, garlic and spices. Ingredients: 600 grams of potatoes, 800 grams of eggplant (aubergine), 4 large juicy tomatoes, 3 large white onions, … Continue reading

About Food – Vegetables in Mayonnaise Sauce

Vegetable dishes, served cold, are popular in Georgia. In this family recipe we show how to prepare a delicious dish of eggplant, peppers and onions in a spicy mayonnaise sauce. Ingredients: 2 eggplants, 2 red peppers, 1 large white onion, 1 level tsp of hot red pepper, 1 level tsp of dried coriander, 1 level … Continue reading

About Food – Eggplant Satsivi

Satsivi (Georgian: საცივი) is a thick paste made from walnuts and served cold (‘Tsivi’ means ‘cold’ in Georgian). It is used in a variety of meat (usually chicken and turkey), fish and vegetable dishes. In this recipe we show how to make eggplant satsivi. Ingredients: 4 eggplants, 300 grams of walnuts, 4 cloves of garlic, 2 … Continue reading

About Food – Marinated Eggplant with Pomegranate

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and there are many variations. In this recipe we show how to make a popular family dish made with fried eggplant, garlic, pomegranate seeds, and sweet and hot red peppers. Ingredients: 3 kilos of eggplant, 120 grams of garlic, 2 pomegranates, 700 grams of sweet red pepper, 300 grams … Continue reading

About Food – Eggplant Caviar

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and there are many variations. In this family recipe we show how to make eggplant ‘caviar’. Ingredients: 3 large eggplants, 1 large tomato, 1 large carrot, 1 large sweet red pepper, 1 hot green pepper, 3 cloves of garlic, 1 level tbs of dried hot red pepper, 1 … Continue reading

About Food – Eggplant with Coriander and Parsley

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and there are many variations. In this recipe we show how to make a popular family dish made with fried eggplant, garlic, coriander and parsley. This is primarily a summer dish and is served cold. Ingredients: 2 large eggplants, 25 grams of fresh coriander, 25 grams of fresh parsley, 7 … Continue reading

About Food – Eggplant Caviar with Pomegranate

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and there are many variations. In this family recipe we show how to make eggplant caviar with pomegranate. Ingredients: 1 kilo of eggplants, 2 red onions, 4 cloves of garlic, 1 pomegranate, 1 tbs of coarse hot red pepper, 7 tbs of oil, 1 tbs of white wine … Continue reading

About Food – Eggplant with Walnuts and Herbs

In this recipe we show how to make a popular Georgian family dish made with eggplant, walnuts and herbs. This is primarily a summer dish and is served cold. Ingredients: 1 kilo of eggplant, 250 grams of walnuts, 1 sweet red pepper, 1 red onion, 15 grams of fresh parsley, 15 grams of fresh green coriander, … Continue reading

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