When you arrive in Tbilisi, border agents don't just stamp your passport; they hand you a bottle of wine. It's a fitting welcome to Georgia, a mountainous country sandwiched between Europe and Asia, where dinner guests are exalted as "gifts from God" and traditional feasts called supras unfold in biblical proportions, sometimes lasting for days on end. Here are 10 dishes to know and try.
Pkhali (Spinach and Walnut Salad) Recipe - Saveur.com I think this must be very similar to some fabulous Afghan food that I have eaten. I might add a tablespoon of pomegranite molasses found in the Middle Eastern stores around Watertown, MA.
These khinkali, or Georgian soup dumplings are stuffed with a mixture of ground beef and pork, cilantro, and chili and garnished with cracked black pepper. Recipe from Eat Me. Drink Me. blog: http://eatmedrinkmeblog.com/2016/03/on-a-lazy-saturday-and-the-start-of-spring-khinkali-georgian-soup-dumplings/