About Food – 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 – 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 – Satsivi with Eggs and Onions

Satsivi (Georgian: საცივი) is a thick paste made from walnuts and served cold (‘Tsivi’ means ‘cold’ in Georgian). It is used in a variety of meat (usually chicken and turkey), fish and vegetable dishes. In this recipe we show how to make satsivi with eggs and onions. Ingredients: 5 eggs, 300 grams of walnuts, 3 cloves of garlic, … Continue reading

About Food – Megrelian Kharsho

Kharsho (Georgian: ხარშო), also known as Kharcho, is a traditional Georgian dish, usually made with beef or chicken but can also be made with other meats. It can be made with walnuts and with or without rice. In this recipe we show how to make Megrelian Kharsho, which is hot and spicy and also uses tomatoes or tomato … Continue reading

About Food – Chicken Salad with Walnuts and Pomegranate

Pomegranate and walnuts are popular ingredients in Georgian cuisine. In this family recipe we show how to make a chicken salad with walnuts and pomegranate seeds. Ingredients: 600 grams of chicken breasts, 200 grams of salad leaves, seeds from half a pomegranate, 3-4 green onions, 4 cloves of garlic, 100 grams of walnuts, 4 boiled … Continue reading

About Food – Gozinaki with Walnuts

Gozinaki (Georgian: გოზინაყი) is a traditional Georgian confection made of caramelized nuts fried in honey and usually eaten at New Year and Christmas. In this recipe we show how to make Gozinaki with walnuts. Ingredients: 1 kilo of walnuts, 10 heaped tbs of honey and 2 tbs of sugar. Preparation: Shell the walnuts. Add to a hot … Continue reading

About Food – Eggplant Satsivi

Satsivi (Georgian: საცივი) is a thick paste made from walnuts and served cold (‘Tsivi’ means ‘cold’ in Georgian). It is used in a variety of meat (usually chicken and turkey), fish and vegetable dishes. In this recipe we show how to make eggplant satsivi. Ingredients: 4 eggplants, 300 grams of walnuts, 4 cloves of garlic, 2 … Continue reading

About Food – Cauliflower with Walnuts

Cauliflower dishes are popular in Georgia and there are many variations. In this recipe we show how to make a family dish made with cauliflower and walnuts. Ingredients: 1 medium sized cauliflower, 200 grams of walnuts, 3 white onions, 4 cloves of garlic, 1 tsp of dried marigold, 1 tsp of dried blue fenugreek, 1 tsp … Continue reading

About Food – Beetroot Fkhali with Walnuts

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 Fkhali with beetroot and walnuts. Ingredients: 1 kilo of red beetroot, 200 grams of walnuts, … Continue reading

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  • Sarpi Border Checkpoint

  • Shatili - Khevsureti

  • Traditional Tushetian balconied house (“Karseani”).

  • View of Mtskheta from Jvari Monastery

  • The village of Gebi in Svaneti

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