About Food – Mashed Lobio with Ajika and Walnuts

Lobio (Georgian: ლობიო) is a popular Georgian dish made with kidney beans and usually eaten with Mchadi and marinated vegetables. The Georgian word ‘lobio’ means ‘beans’. There are a number of varieties of this dish and in this family recipe we show how to make lobio flavored with Ajika and walnuts. Ajika (Georgian: აჯიკა) is a hot, spicy paste used … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Marinated Peppers

Lobio (Georgian: ლობიო) is a popular Georgian dish made with kidney beans and usually eaten with Mchadi and marinated vegetables. The Georgian word ‘lobio’ means ‘beans’. There are a number of varieties of this dish and in this family recipe we show how to make lobio with marinated peppers. Ingredients: 700 grams of lobio (kidney beans), 300 … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Atria

Lobio with Atria (Georgian: ატრია). Atria is a boiled dough, usually made from the leftover dough after making Khinkali. It is popular throughout Georgia, especially in mountain areas and eastern Georgia. Lobio (Georgian: ლობიო) is a popular Georgian dish made with kidney beans. Ingredients (for Lobio): 500 grams of kidney beans, 2 bay leaves, 1 tsp of … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Pomegranate Juice

Lobio (Georgian: ლობიო) is a popular Georgian dish made with kidney beans and usually eaten with Mchadi and marinated vegetables. The Georgian word ‘lobio’ means ‘beans’. There are a number of varieties of this dish and in this family recipe we show how to make lobio flavoured with pomegranate juice. Ingredients: 800 grams of red lobio (kidney … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio Gupta

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this recipe we show how to make Lobio Gupta, an appetizer made with walnuts, green onion, garlic and spices and served cold. Ingredients: 400 grams of lobio (kidney beans), 150 grams of walnuts, 40 grams of green … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio Soup

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this recipe we show how to make a delicious soup with lobio, vegetables and spices. Ingredients: 300 grams of lobio (kidney beans), 2 potatoes, 1 tomato, 1 onion, 1 carrot, 4 cloves of garlic, 4 bay leaves, … Continue reading

About Food – Kirkazhi Lobio

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this recipe we show how to make a version of Kirkazhi lobio that is popular in the Kakheti region of Georgia. Ingredients: 600 gram of lobio (kidney beans), 4 cloves of garlic, 1 red onion, 50 grams of … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Green Onion and Lobio Spices

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this family recipe we show how to make a lobio dish made with green onions and lobio spices. Ingredients: 700 grams of lobio (kidney beans), 200 grams of green onions, 100 grams of butter, 4 cloves of … Continue reading

About Food – Green Lobio with Tomatoes

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this family recipe we show how to make a spicy lobio dish made with green beans, tomatoes, peppers and walnuts. Ingredients: 700 grams of green beans, 1 large tomato, 2 onions, 1 sweet red pepper, 1 green … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Summer Savory and Ajika with Walnuts

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this family recipe we show how to make a spicy lobio dish made with summer savory and ajika with walnuts. Ingredients: 500 grams of kidney beans, 3 cloves of garlic, 1 tsp of dried summer savory, 1 … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Fried Ham

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this family recipe we show how to make lobio with fried ham. Ingredients: 300 grams of kidney beans. 100 grams of ham. A good layer of fat will give the dish a great flavor. Other ingredients: 2 large … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Sweetcorn

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this recipe we show how to make lobio with sweetcorn. Ingredients: 400 grams of kidney beans. 150 grams of sweetcorn, 60 grams of butter, 1 clove of garlic, half a tsp of blue fenugreek, half a tsp of … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Marinated Cucumber

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this recipe we show how to make lobio with marinated cucumber. Ingredients: 400 grams of kidney beans. 100 grams of marinated cucumber, 1 large tomato, 1 green hot pepper, 10 grams of fresh parsley (for garnish), 3 cloves … Continue reading

About Food – Mashed Lobio with Racha Ham

Lobio (Georgian: ლობიო) is a popular Georgian dish made with kidney beans and usually eaten with Mchadi and marinated vegetables. The Georgian word ‘lobio’ means ‘beans’. There are a number of varieties of this dish and in this recipe we show how to make mashed lobio with ham. Ingredients: 400 grams of kidney beans. 100 grams of … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Tomatoes and Spices

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this recipe we show how to make lobio with tomatoes and spices. Ingredients: 400 grams of kidney beans. Other ingredients: 4 Bay leaves, 3 cloves of garlic, 4 white onions, 3 tomatoes, 20 grams of fresh green … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Imeretian Cheese

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’. There are a number of varieties of Georgian lobio dishes and in this old, family recipe from Racha region we show how to make lobio with Imeretian cheese. Ingredients: 400 grams of kidney beans. Other ingredients: 300 grams of Imeretian cheese (feta or mozzarella cheese can be used), … Continue reading

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