Khinkali – Georgian Soup Dumplings

If I was asked what are the 2 main dishes in the Georgian cuisine, it would be the amazingly delicious cheese bread – Khachapuri and these juicy ground beef dumplings. These are rarely made at home nowadays, as there are lots of Restaurants in Georgia that are specializing in Khinkali as a main dish, but…

Victoria Sponge Cupcakes

These individual Vicotria Sponge cupcakes are simple to bake and perfect for kids and grown up gatherings alike. Fluffy cream and fresh strawberries make them a wonderful summer dessert too. For more delicious and simple recipes, check out my Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/ketiskitchen/ Cupcakes (makes 12) 🧁3/4 cups of white sugar🧁175g butter (room temperature)🧁3 eggs🧁Vanilla🧁3/4 cups…

Ground Beef with Corn and Beans

If like me, you are also in constant search of  simple, under 30 min family meal, then this recipe is for you.  This ground beef dish is a favorite of children and grown ups alike! Total prep time is about 30 min and would go well with rice, fried potatoes or simple green salad. Easy…

Brussels sprouts with Maple Syrup

I fell in love with Brussels Spouts after we moved to the US.  The way they are cooked here is absolutely delicious.  This recipe is one of my favorite versions with Maple syrup and bacon. Ingredients: 1 bag (about 500gr – 1 pound) medium sized Brussels spouts 3 table spoons of Maple syrup 1 table…

Simple Pasta with Tuna

I absolutely love simple meals, that take 20-30 min to cook and taste like you’ve ordered them from a restaurant.  Even better if these dishes can be made from the pantry staples like pasta and canned tuna.  So here’s one of me favorite dinner recipes. Video recipe available on my Instagram @KetisKitchen Ingredients (serves 3-4):…

Mom’s Heartful Beef Stew

This is my mom’s delicious, slow cooked beef stew.  It takes a little while to cook, but is absolutely wonderful and always feels like home.  Perfect for rainy or snowy Sunday afternoons. Ingredients (Serves 4-6): 2 pounds of stew beef chunks 1 large red onion, whole peeled 4 medium potatoes, cut in medium squares Bunch…

Broccoli Salad with Raisins and Pine nuts

Lately I’ve been trying to incorporate more fresh broccoli in our meals instead of just steaming or roasting it.  So, I took broccoli, chopped it and added ingredients that I had at hand. This salad has become our absolute favorite.  This is probably the easiest salad I have ever made.  Minimum effort, maximum deliciousness 🙂…

Spinach Pkhali with Walnuts

This is a traditional Georgian plant-based dish, that is rich in iron and good fats, among other vitamins and goodness.  It’s great as a dinner appetizer or for lunch.  I love to eat the leftovers in in the morning too. Ingredients: 1 bag of frozen chopped spinach (fresh is of course better, but you will…

Ukrainian Borsch with Georgian spices

Vegetable soups are a favorite dish in our house.  I make them at least twice a week.  Mostly it is cauliflower / carrot-based soups, but recently my kids requested the “red soup”, meaning Ukrainian Borsch.  It was a huge success, so here is the recipe: Ingredients plus preparation (sauté all vegetables in olive oil in…

Adjapsandali – Vegetable Ragout Georgian style

Every family in Georgia has their own version of making Adjapsandali.  The order of frying vegetables and mixing them is different, the combination of vegetables used is different, how they are cut varies.  This is my version of this delicious veggie dish, but you are free to add or remove the vegetables as you wish,…