About Food – Rachuli Mchadi with Bacon

Mchadi is a very popular cornbread traditionally eaten with lobio (beans) and cheese. In this family recipe from Georgia’s Racha region (Georgian: რაჭა) we show how to make Mchadi filled with smoked Rachuli bacon and decorated with a pattern made with a traditional wooden Sachrelelbeli. Ingredients: 600 grams of cornmeal, 300 grams of bacon, 100 grams of … Continue reading

About Food – Rachuli Blackberry Sauce with Roast Chicken

Wild blackberries can be found throughout Georgia’s mountainous Racha region (Georgian: რაჭა) and the berries are used extensively in local cuisine. Blackberry sauce is used for special occasions and celebrations. In this recipe we show how to make Rachuli blackberry sauce to accompany a roast chicken. Ingredients: 400 grams of blackberries, 1 whole chicken, 25 grams of fresh green coriander, … 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 – Khachapuri with Potato Filling

Khachapuri (Georgian: ხაჭაპური) is justifiably considered to be one of Georgia’s national dishes and is popular in restaurants and in homes. There are several different regional types and it can be made with a variety of fillings. In this recipe we show how to make a khachapuri filled with potato. This type of khachapuri is a popular meal in South … Continue reading

About Food – Shkmeruli (chicken cooked in milk and garlic)

Shkmeruli (Georgian: შქმერული) is a chicken dish from the Racha region of Georgia. A young chicken is usually used for this recipe and is cooked in milk and garlic. Sour cream can be used instead of milk. Ingredients: 1 whole young chicken, 50 grams of garlic, 100 ml of milk (80 grams of sour cream … Continue reading