Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

There are so many wonderful recipes of meatballs in tomato sauce out there, but this is my slightly modified version that we normally eat without pasta as it already has rice in it. What you will need 1 pound ground beef 4 tb. sp. Jasmine rice Onion powder 1 chopped carrot 1 chopped red onion…

Super Easy Chicken Thai Curry

This is one of the dishes that I make almost every week for my family.  I am sure this recipe is very far from the original Thai curry which probably requires at least fish sauce and ginger, but this is the version that my whole family loves and it takes 20 minutes to cook. What…

Potato salad – Olivie

There are multiple different versions of this salad and along with vegetables and eggs they mostly have either chicken or some type of sausages, but my favorite is the one without any additional protein. What you will need (makes one medium salad bowl of salad): 5 medium potatoes 3 carrots 5 eggs 1 small jar…

Eggplants with walnut stuffing

This appetizer is served cold and goes very well with Hachapuri and Georgian cheese – Sulguni. From experience I’ve discovered that for those who have not tried Georgian cuisine before, this dish might be a hit or miss.  I personally love it, as it is very filling, yet vegetable based and without dairy. What you will…

Favorite starter – grated potato salad (aka Mimoza)

I love making this salad, as it’s super simple and most of the ingredients I always have at home.  It probably has either Russian or Ukrainian origins, but some variations of it are very popular in Georgia. It really is everyone’s favorite and a biggest surprise and sometimes disappointment for kids.  They always think it’s…

Khachapuri (ხაჭაპური) – Georgian cheese bread

Khachapuri – Georgian cheese bread – is probably one of the most famous and loved by all pastry dishes in Georgian cuisine.  There are many variations of it in Georgia, but I’ll start with my favorite – Mengrelian Khachapuri.  It is from the west part of the country and is a true cheese paradise. Recipe…