About Food – Ojakhuri with Rachuli Bacon and Salad

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Ojakhuri is the generic name for meat (usually pork) and fried potatoes. In this family recipe we show how to make Ojakhuri with Rachuli bacon, fried potatoes and a salad that would be served at a supra (Georgian feast). Ingredients: 1 kilo of potatoes, 200 grams of Imeretian cheese, 400 grams of Rachuli bacon (or … Continue reading

About Food – Stuffed Tomatoes and Cucumbers

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Stuffed vegetables are very popular in Georgia and often form part of a traditional supra (feast). In this recipe we show how to make a spicy nut filling for tomatoes and cucumbers. Ingredients: 2 tomatoes, 2 cucumbers, 200 grams of walnuts, 1 clove of garlic, 1 level tsp of blue fenugreek, 1 level tsp of … Continue reading

About Food – Tomato and Walnut Salad

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Nut salads are popular all year round in Georgia. In this recipe we show how to make a delicious tomato and walnut salad. Ingredients: 2 large tomatoes, 200 grams of walnuts, 1 medium sized onion, 3-4 cloves of garlic, 20 grams of fresh parsley, 1 level tsp of dried marigold, 2 hot green peppers, 2 tsp of … Continue reading

About Food – Chicken Salad with Walnuts and Pomegranate

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Pomegranate and walnuts are popular ingredients in Georgian cuisine. In this family recipe we show how to make a chicken salad with walnuts and pomegranate seeds. Ingredients: 600 grams of chicken breasts, 200 grams of salad leaves, seeds from half a pomegranate, 3-4 green onions, 4 cloves of garlic, 100 grams of walnuts, 4 boiled … Continue reading

About Food – Chicken Salad with Hazelnuts and Pomegranate Juice

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Pomegranate is a popular ingredient in Georgian cuisine. In this family recipe we show how to make a chicken salad with hazelnuts and pomegranate juice. Ingredients: 800 grams of chicken breasts, 1 pomegranate, 150 grams of hazelnuts, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 level tsp of blue fenugreek, 1 level tsp of dried coriander, 1 heaped … Continue reading

About Food – Beef and Radish Salad

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In this family recipe from the Imereti region of Georgia (Georgian: იმერეთი) we show how to make a beef and radish salad. This type of salad is popular in winter. Ingredients: 400 grams of radishes, 700 grams of lean beef, 150 grams of mayonnaise, 1 tsp of blue fenugreek, 1 tsp of dried marigold, 1 tsp … Continue reading

About Food – Georgian Salad

Georgian Salad

Georgia is blessed with wonderful fresh vegetables, ideal for making delicious, refreshing salads. This recipe uses Georgian Imeretian cheese but a substitute could be mozzarella cheese. Ingredients: Tomatoes, fresh parsley, fresh purple basil, green peppers, onion, 1.5 tbs white wine vinegar, 1 tbs vegetable oil and Imeretian cheese. Preparation. Chop the tomatoes and add to a … Continue reading

About Food – Introduction to Georgian Salads

Traditional Georgian Salad with Cheese

Georgia is blessed with wonderful fresh vegetables, ideal for making delicious, refreshing salads. Ingredients. The basic ingredients of a Georgian salad consist of tomatoes, fresh parsley, purple basil, green peppers, red onion and cucumbers. Cheese (Georgian Imeritian) or walnuts can also be added. You will also need ground coriander, salt, ground red pepper and ground saffron if … Continue reading