About Food – Beef with Mushrooms and Ajika

Beef with Mushrooms

Beef is a popular meat in Georgia. In this family recipe we show how to make a beef and mushroom dish flavored with spicy ajika. 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 … Continue reading

About Food – Mushroom Chakapuli

Oyster Mushroom Chakapuli

Wild Oyster mushrooms are called ‘Kalmakha’ in Georgia and grow on the bark of trees. They look, smell and taste like oysters and are a popular meal in Georgia. In this recipe we show how to make an oyster mushroom chakapuli. Ingredients: 1 kilo of Oyster mushrooms, 3 hot green peppers, 3 white onions, 10 green onions, 10 grams … Continue reading

About Food – Mushrooms with Walnuts and Green Onion

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In this family recipe we show how to make a delicious meal of mushrooms, walnuts and green onion, flavored with fresh green coriander and garlic.  Ingredients: 500 grams of mushrooms, 200 grams of walnuts, 8-10 cloves of garlic (or less if you prefer), 500 grams of potatoes, 2 white onions, 8 green onions, 30 grams … Continue reading

About Food – Green Garlic and Mushrooms

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In this family recipe from Georgia’s Imereti region we show how to make a green garlic and mushroom dish. Green garlic is young garlic, picked before the cloves have begun to mature. Ingredients: 1 kilo of mushrooms, 5 green garlic, 3 large onions, 100 grams of butter, 3 tbs of oil and salt (amount dependent upon … Continue reading

About Food – Mushrooms with Green Onions

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Wild Oyster mushrooms are called ‘Kalmakha’ in Georgia and grow on the bark of trees. They look, smell and taste like oysters and are a popular appetizer in Georgia. In this family recipe we show how to prepare wild oyster mushrooms with green onions. Ingredients: 1.5 kilos of wild Oyster Mushrooms, 200 grams of green onions, 40 … Continue reading

About Food – Ojakhuri with Mushrooms and Cheese

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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 – Beef Chashushuli with Mushrooms

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Beef Chashushuli with mushrooms is a delicious family meal with a spicy flavor. Ingredients: 1 kilo of lean beef, 2 large onions, 250 grams of walnuts, 500 grams of mushrooms, 6 cloves of garlic, 2 bay leaves, 1 tbs of hot red pepper, 6 tbs of oil, salt (amount dependent upon personal preference), 1 level tsp … Continue reading

About Food – Wild Oyster Mushroom Pastry

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Wild Oyster mushrooms are called ‘Kalmakha’ in Georgia and grow on the bark of trees. They look, smell and taste like oysters and are a popular ingredient in Georgian cuisine. In this family recipe we show how to prepare wild oyster mushroom filled pastries. Ingredients for the filling (8 servings): 700 grams of wild oyster mushrooms, 100 … Continue reading

About Food – Oyster Mushrooms with Eggs and Sweet Red Pepper

Wild Oyster mushrooms are called ‘Kalmakha’ in Georgia and grow on the bark of trees. They look, smell and taste like oysters and are a popular appetizer in Georgia. In this family recipe we show how to prepare wild oyster mushrooms with eggs and sweet red pepper. Ingredients: 700 grams of wild oyster mushrooms, 3 white onions, … Continue reading

About Food – Wild Oyster Mushrooms with Walnuts and Spices

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Wild Oyster mushrooms are called ‘Kalmakha’ in Georgia and grow on the bark of trees. They look, smell and taste like oysters and are a popular appetizer in Georgia. In this recipe we show how to prepare wild oyster mushrooms with walnuts and spices. Ingredients: 1 kilo of wild oyster mushrooms, 200 grams of walnuts (or hazelnuts), … Continue reading

About Food – Chicken with Mushrooms and Green Ajika

Chicken with Mushrooms and Green Ajika

In this family recipe we show how to make chicken with mushrooms and green ajika. Ajika (Georgian: აჯიკა) is a hot, spicy paste used to flavor meat, fish and vegetable dishes mainly in Samegrelo and Abkhazia. Ingredients: 400 grams of chicken breasts, 300 grams of mushrooms, 3 medium sized onions, 8 cloves of garlic, 8 tbs of oil, … Continue reading