Recipes

Armenian Gata Recipe (Nazook)

Homemade Armenian Gata

I still remember the first time I ever had Armenian gata — it was in a wine cellar in Tbilisi, Georgia. Luck would have it that we were there, drinking wine by the litre on a virtually empty stomach when the Armenian neighbours came by … Read More

Georgian Salad Recipe with Walnut Dressing

Georgian Salad with Walnut Dressing

You will be hard-pressed to have a meal in Georgian that doesn’t include the classic tomato and cucumber salad. Home to some of the best tomatoes I’ve ever had, Georgia really celebrates these sweet red orbs with one of the most simple and flavourful salads … Read More

Kharcho Recipe: Georgian Beef Stew with Walnuts

Homemade Beef kharcho

Kharcho (pronounced HAR-cho) is one of the most variable (albeit delicious) dishes you can find in Georgia, and therefore searching for the perfect kharcho recipe is going to be difficult, as the dish can vary so much from region to region and from cook to … Read More

3-Ingredient Fettuccine Alfredo Without Cream Recipe

Classic Fettuccine Alfredo Without Cream

Fettuccine Alfredo is one of the most delicious and indulgent of Italian pasta dishes. This rich pasta slathered in a creamy parmesan sauce is the definition of comfort food for many, however, there are countless out there who are looking for a lighter than the … Read More

French Onion Soup Recipe Without Wine or Sherry

Delicious French Onion Soup without Wine!

Are you looking for a perfect French onion soup recipe without wine, sherry or any other kind of alcohol? Or do you not have any oven-safe bowls but still want the same delicious results? That’s where I come in. There are few things in this … Read More

Chicken Salad Without Celery Recipe

Chicken salad without celery on crusty bread

Do you have some leftover cooked chicken and are thinking of whipping up a quick and easy chicken salad for lunch? Does every recipe you find for it include ingredients you either don’t have or don’t want to put in your salad like celery, grapes … Read More

Chikhirtma Recipe: Georgian Chicken Soup

Chikhirtma: Georgian Chicken Soup

It would seem as if every country in the world that has an established drinking culture also has its token “hangover cure” touted by grandmothers and homoeopathic enthusiasts the world over that this will cure what ails you. In Georgia, there are two such dishes: … Read More

Easy Lentil Soup Without Tomatoes Recipe

Easy lentil soup without tomatoes

Of all the soups out there, lentil soup is easily my favourite. I love legumes and bean dishes and I absolutely love a good soup, whether it be a hearty bean stew or a creamy pumpkin soup, and I’m always looking at new ways to … Read More

Mushroom Ojakhuri Recipe: Georgian Family Meal

Homemade mushroom ojakhuri

One of the most common dishes in Georgia that you will find across the country is ojakhuri. This hearty meal is a mainstay in this South Caucasus nation and you will be hard-pressed to find a traditional restaurant menu without its inclusion. However, if you’re … Read More

5-Ingredient Tomato Soup Without a Blender Recipe

An easy tomato soup made without a blender

Have you ever wanted an easy and delicious tomato soup but don’t have (or can’t be bothered to take out) a blender? We’ve all been there. Tomato soup can be immensely satisfying and can hit the spot on a cold day (especially when paired with … Read More