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Georgian Phkali – Spinach and Walnut Dip Recipe (Georgian Food Month, Part 1)

Part 1: Georgian Food Month This month I wanted to highlight the food of Georgia. This tiny nation east of the Black Sea mixes some of the best influences of Asia and Europe to create its cuisine. Famous dishes include the khachapuri (brick oven bread filled with cheese), lobio (a type of bean stew), khinkalli […]

Brighton Beach Food Adventures: Pkhali, Plov, Chicken Kiev and Chocolates

Long time readers know my affection for Russian and Eastern European foods. One of the centers for that types of food in NYC is Brighton Beach, just east of Coney Island. During these visits must pick-ups include kharcho soup (an amazing soup featuring beef/lamb, barley, pomegranate and about 30 other ingredients), plov (the Georgian/Uzbek/Russian version […]