About Food – Georgian Cheese at Tbilisoba 2014

Sulguni and Imeretian cheese are Georgia’s best known traditional cheeses but there are many others that are less well known but of outstanding quality and taste. Tbilisi’s annual October festival, “Tbilisoba” (Georgian: თბილისობა), was an opportunity for Georgia’s cheese makers to show off the diversity and quality of their cheeses to Tbilisi residents, visitors and tourists.     … Continue reading

About Food – Ojakhuri with Mushrooms and Cheese

In this family recipe from the historical Racha region (Georgian: რაჭა) of Georgia we show how to make Ojakhuri with mushrooms and cheese. It is quick to prepare and makes a delicious meal. Ingredients: 700 grams of potatoes, 400 grams of mushrooms, 3 tbs of oil, 50 grams of butter, 150 grams of Imeretian cheese (mozzarella can … Continue reading

About Food – Georgian Imeretian Cheese

Imeretian cheese from the Imereti region of Georgia is a very popular curd cheese made from cows milk. It has a soft and springy texture and a slightly sour, salty taste. It is a “quick cheese” maturing in just one or two days. A typical handmade Imeretian cheese is shaped as a flat disc, 2.5 to 3.5 centimeters thick. … Continue reading