Our company offers very special gourmet tours Healthy
products, ancient recipes, excellent cooks – this combination makes
a wide range of festive and colourful dishes.
LOVE FROM THE FIRST BITE
The abundant land of Georgia gives delicious vegetables and fruits and
certainly different savory herbs
To travel from region to region and see, observe and prepare food with
your own hands! The best cooks and locals - also skilled cooks will show
you the best of the Georgian Cuisine. You will get initiated with the
secrets of this age-long art. So, come and get them!
Tabaka – flattened young chicken fried in clay pans or heavy skillets.
Is served with tkemali or Niortskhali souse – a pungent garlic souse.
Tkemali – sharp and savory souse made of sour plum, extremely good
Khashi – Tripe Soup Khashi is not only tasty and killing the bad
effects of hangover but has curative power for a stomach well.
Matsoni – ( Georgian yogurt ) soup. This is perfect for a vegetarian
diet. Fresh mint and cilantro give very special touch to this dish.
Kupati – traditional Georgian coiled sausage is perfectly spicy
with cinnamon, barberry, cloves and is fried in a skillet.
Satsivi – made of poultry, turkey being most famous. Broth from
the boiled bird is mixed with walnut souse and plenty of spices, ground
marygold among them. This dish goes well with corn bread and Ghomi. Ghomi-
boiled corn, reminding American homini grits is eaten hot with special
sulguni cheese. Khachapuri – excellent cheese bread. Visitors will
discover several different kinds of khachapuri and surprisingly enough
each cook bakes it in different ways. Lobiani – Bean-stuffed bread,
tasty and healthy dish with little cholesterol. Khinkali – extremely
popular with Georgians as well as visitors. These are stuffed dumplings.
The stuffing in most cases is meat – beef, mixture of pork and beef
or mutton. Easy to find khinkali with cheese, cottage cheese, potatoes,
mushrooms. Khinkali are served hot. As khinkalis develop juice inside
they replace soup in some way. Bazha, Sinori, Chakapuli, pkhali, the list
will continue much longer .All these dishes require good store of wine
to wash them down – excellent Georgian wines chosen carefully for
Typical Georgian desserts are not that versatile for typical dessert are
fruits – fragrant, inviting, delicious. Although today visitors
are sure to try plenty of various pastry and confectionery from different
countries. Churchkhela – Georgian candy with a difficult name but
wonderful taste. Threaded walnuts or hazelnuts dipped in thickened grape
juice prove being delicious and healthy sweet. Better to taste everything
and then judge!
Day 1. Arrival in Tbilisi. Accommodation
in the hotel. Morning excursion in Tbilisi visiting major museums and
the sites of cultural importance. Lunch in the national restaurant. Getting
familiarized with local dishes. Preparation of khinkali. The group observes
and takes part. Dinner in one of the best restaurants with wines and live
music. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 2. Walking around picturesque quarters of the old city. Tbilisi –
Gori – Kutaisi Departure from Tbilisi to Gori. See around this old
town and visit Stalin Museum. Head for Ateni – picturesque village,
see marvelous 7th
c. church and go to locals’ house to have
lunch. Observe preparation of Mkhlovana – spinach pie and tabaka
– flattened chicken. Taste some superb pickles and Kada –
local cakes. After lunch continue to Kutaisi. Accommodation in the guesthouse
. Observe and cook eggplant with walnuts and baking khachapuri. Dinner
with local Imeretian wines.
Day 3. Kutaisi - Racha Observe making pancakes with jam. Drive via picturesque
Nakerala Pass to Ambrolauri. Reach locals’ house and take part in
preparation of LObiani. Lunch with homemade superb wine Khvanchkara. This
is subtle sweet red wine made of distinctive grapes. Continue driving
in the mountains towards Oni – the capital of the district. Accommodation
in the guesthouse. Prepare local mushrooms and Lobio – special thick
soup with smoked ham. Lobio is
Served in clay pots. Dinner with local wines. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 4. Racha - Batumi Breakfast, depart for Nikortsminda Drive the same
road, en route visit a unique 11th
c. St Nicholas Church. Incredible releaves and frescoes are interesting
to view.. Pass along the beautiful Shaori Lake. Lunch at the local family
in Terjola. Cooking Kupati – hot sausage and Chadi – corn
bread. Wash down with light local wine. Continue driving towards Batumi
– the Black Sea Coast. Accommodation
in the hotel. Relax. Dinner in the hotel. ( Georgian as well as international
cuisine ) .
Day 5. Batumi Breakfast in the hotel.
Short excursions around this charming city. Gonio Fortress – impressive
typical old Roman fort very wellpreserved close from the sea. Visit Caucasian
sheepdogs’ nursery. Go to Sarpi – the village that borders
with Turkey. Lazis – famous Georgian tribe live in this village.
Visit the local family and watch and participate in preparation of Achma
– peculiar khachapuri and incredibly delicious fried fish. Try Batumian
beer. Go to see the centre of Batumi – churches, mosque, relax in
the promenade. Dinner in the restaurant at Batumi. Local dishes –
Borano, Sinori Apokhti and of course super khachapuri – special
Adjarian one. Having shape of boats ( we are at the seaside ) . Especially
interesting baking these ones. Red wines will be helpful to wash down
these delicacies. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 6. Batumi - Tbilisi Breakfast, start for Tbilisi. Lunch en route in
the local restaurant. Shashlik – barbeque, pkhali – different
herbs with spices and walnuts. Visit Mtskheta – the World Heritage
UNESCO site. Arrive in Tbilisi, overnight in the hotel.
Day 7 Tbilisi – Kakheti - Tbilisi Breakfast at the hotel, depart
for Kakheti, east of Tbilisi. Visit Ninotsminda Complex ( 6-18thc.)
Continue to Inner Kakheti, drive
up to Signagi – fortified medeavel town, see around and drive to
the village of Chumlaki – interesting experience awaiting here –
baking of dedas puri – local bread, shashlyk and Kakhetian pride
– khashlama. Lunch with superb Kakhetian wines accompanied with
live music – folk songs. Preparation of Tatara and churchkhelas–
dessert made of walnuts and grape juice. Head for Tbilisi, return to the
hotel. Dinner and overnight an the hotel. Departure.
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with superb wines, chchas accompanied with live music – folk songs