Tag Archives: Georgian
Fragrant Chakhokhbili With Green Peas

Say It With Me: Chakhokhbili

Chakhokhbili. I can’t blame you if your first urge was to say Gesundheit when you read this.  Yes, sounds a lot like a sneeze, and for some people it is very hard to pronounce.  Khokhobi in Georgian means pheasant.  Traditionally this dish was made with pheasant, but chicken took its rightful place right next to pheasant because […]

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Chicken Tapaka -- A Simple Georgian Dish

Worth Your Trouble — Chicken Tapaka

First let’s get the formal intros out of the way — Chicken Tapaka is a simple dish from Republic of Georgia, a nice hospitable country in the heart of Caucasus Mountains.  It’s called tapaka after a skillet tapa, in which it’s prepared. Tapa is a close relative of our cast iron skillet with an addition of a very […]

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Kharcho -- hearty Georgian soup made with lamb and walnuts

Kharcho. A Hearty Soup From Caucasus That Will Warm Your Soul

It’s cold out there… Well, it’s cold out there somewhere other than Alabama. I scroll through my Facebook timeline and see posts of my remote friends about freezing cold, and knee deep snow, and I want to be there with them.  I love snow.  I want to be cold, curl up on the couch all […]

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