About Food – Megrelian version of Chvishtari

Chvishtari (also called chishdvaar) is a cornbread with cheese from Georgia’s Svaneti region. It is also popular in Samegrelo region but made in a slightly different way. In this recipe we will show how to make the Megrelian version of Chvishtari. Ingredients (for 6 servings): 200 grams of Sulguni cheese (Georgian: სულუგუნი). Sulguni is a cheese from the Samegrelo … Continue reading


About Food – Cottage Cheese with Mint wrapped in Sulguni

In this recipe from the Samegrelo region (Georgian: სამეგრელო) of western Georgia we show how to make a delicious appetizer made with cottage cheese and mint wrapped in very thin Sulguni cheese. Ingredients: 8 slices of very thin Sulguni cheese. This is Sulguni that has been partially boiled in water, kneaded and folded and then rolled out into … Continue reading

About Food – Elarji (Cornmeal and Sulguni Cheese)

Elarji (Georgian: ელარჯი) is a popular dish from Samegrelo region, made from coarse cornmeal, cornflour and Sulguni cheese. Ingredients: 200 grams of coarse cornmeal, 4 tbs of cornflour and 1 kilo of sulguni cheese. The cheese must be new. Mozzerella cheese can be used as an alternative to sulguni. Add the coarse cornmeal to a deep … Continue reading

About Food – Gomi

Gomi (Georgian: ღომი) is a popular dish from Samegrelo region, made from coarse cornmeal and topped with strips of Sulguni cheese and butter. Ingredients: 200 grams of coarse ground cornmeal, 4 tbs of fine ground cornmeal, 40 grams of butter, 1 tsp of salt, 1.5 liters of water (some people prefer milk but water is more … Continue reading