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,…

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…