About Food – Lobio with Marinated Peppers

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 – Georgian Spicy Tomato Sauce

Spicy Tomato Sauce

Georgian food is often accompanied by sauces, such as Ajika (Georgian: აჯიკა) and Tkemali (Georgian ტყემალი). In this family recipe we show how to make a spicy tomato sauce. Ingredients: 10 kilos of juicy tomatoes. 1.5 kilos of hot red peppers. 50 grams of hot dried red pepper, 350 grams of garlic (net weight after skins removed), 5 heaped … Continue reading

About Food – Marinated Eggplant with Red Peppers

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Marinated vegetables are very popular in Georgia and marinated eggplant is a particular favorite. In this family recipe we show how to marinate eggplant with sweet and hot red peppers that can be stored for many months. Ingredients: 10 kilos of eggplant, 1.5 kilos of hot red peppers, 1.5 kilos of sweet red peppers, 600 grams of … Continue reading

About Food – Eggplant with Herbs and Tomatoes

Eggplant with Herbs and Tomatoes

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and always form part of a supra (traditional Georgian feast). There are many variations and in this family recipe we show how to make eggplant with herbs and tomatoes. Ingredients: Half kilo of eggplants, 3 large juicy tomatoes, 3 white onions, 1 hot green pepper, 10 grams of basil, 10 … Continue reading

About Food – Apyrpylchapa

Apyrpylchapa

Apyrpylchapa is a dish from Abkhazia region made with marinated sweet peppers, walnuts and herbs. Similar versions are made in other regions of Georgia, especially in western Georgia. Ingredients for filling: 6 large, sweet red peppers, 200 grams of walnuts, 1 tbs Ajika (click here for a recipe), 2 cloves of garlic, 1 onion, 10 grams of fresh parsley, 1 tbs of … Continue reading

About Food – Eggplant with Hazelnuts and Herbs

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Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and always form part of a supra (traditional Georgian feast). There are many variations and in this family recipe we show how to make eggplant with hazelnuts and herbs. Ingredients: 1 kilo of eggplants, 400 grams of hazelnuts, 1 large onion, 4-5 cloves of garlic, 20 grams of … Continue reading

About Food – Eggplant with Mayonnaise and Herbs

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Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and always form part of a supra (traditional Georgian feast). There are many variations and in this family recipe we show how to make eggplant filled with spicy mayonnaise and herbs. Ingredients: 3 eggplants, half a small garlic bulb, 15 grams of fresh parsley, 15 grams of fresh basil, 10 … Continue reading

About Food – Ajapsandali

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Ajapsandali (Georgian: აჯაფსანდალი) is a Georgian vegetarian/vegan dish popular as a family meal, especially in summer. There are many variations but they will always contain eggplant, potato and tomato. Click here to see another version that uses red peppers, garlic and spices. Ingredients: 600 grams of potatoes, 800 grams of eggplant (aubergine), 4 large juicy tomatoes, 3 large white onions, … Continue reading

About Food – Prasiela

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In this old recipe from Georgia’s Imereti region we show how to make Prasiela, a type of Pkhali or Fkhali (Georgian: ფხალი) that uses leeks and a spicy nut mixture. Served cold, Prasiela is delicious! Ingredients: 1.5 kilos of leeks, 400 grams of walnuts, 30 grams of fresh parsley, 30 grams of fresh green coriander, 3 garlic cloves, … Continue reading

About Food – Stuffed Tomatoes and Cucumbers

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Stuffed vegetables are very popular in Georgia and often form part of a traditional supra (feast). In this recipe we show how to make a spicy nut filling for tomatoes and cucumbers. Ingredients: 2 tomatoes, 2 cucumbers, 200 grams of walnuts, 1 clove of garlic, 1 level tsp of blue fenugreek, 1 level tsp of … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio Gupta

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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

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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

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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 – Green Lobio with Tomatoes

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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 – Tomato and Walnut Salad

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Nut salads are popular all year round in Georgia. In this recipe we show how to make a delicious tomato and walnut salad. Ingredients: 2 large tomatoes, 200 grams of walnuts, 1 medium sized onion, 3-4 cloves of garlic, 20 grams of fresh parsley, 1 level tsp of dried marigold, 2 hot green peppers, 2 tsp of … Continue reading

About Food – Cabbage Pkhali

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Pkhali or Fkhali (Georgian: ფხალი) is a popular dish that can be made with many different types of leaves, including spinach, nettles, cabbage and beetroot. It can also be made with vegetables and nuts. In this recipe we show how to make Pkhali with cabbage. Ingredients: 1.5 kilos of cabbage, 400 grams of walnuts, 1 onion, … Continue reading