About Food – Blackberry and Green Grape Sauce

Wild blackberries can be found throughout Georgia’s mountain areas and are used as an ingredient mainly in western Georgia cuisine. In this recipe we show how to make a blackberry and green grape sauce that is used in Georgia only for roast or fried chicken dishes. Green grapes are young, unripe grapes. Ingredients: 400 grams of blackberries, … Continue reading

About Food – Red Pepper and Onion 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 red pepper and onion satsivi. Ingredients: 3 large sweet red peppers, 3 white onions, 300 … Continue reading

About Food – Ajika with Tomatoes

Ajika (Georgian: აჯიკა) is a hot, spicy paste used to flavor meat and fish dishes mainly in Samegrelo and Abkhazia. It is made with hot red peppers, garlic, herbs and spices. In appearance and consistency ajika resembles Italian red pesto. There are several types of ajika. In this recipe we show how to make ajika with tomatoes. … Continue reading

About Food – Bazhe Sauce

Bazhe is a Georgian sauce made with walnuts, garlic and spices. In this recipe we show how to make Bazhe sauce with chicken. Ingredients (serves 2): 2 marinaded chicken breasts. A recipe for a typical marinade can be found here. Marinade the chicken and leave covered in a refrigerator for at least 12 hours. Ingredients for sauce: 400 … Continue reading