The abundant land of
Georgia gives delicious vegetables and fruits and certainly different savory
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
Tkemali – sharp and savory souse made of sour
plum, extremely good for health..
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 suitable delicatessen.
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