Directions: 1 Filling: combine chopped beet greens with Feta & cream cheese & black pepper 2 Dough 2.1 Combine dough ingredients and knead the dough. 2.2 Let the dough stay in a warm place for 1 hour 3 Pies 3.1 Pre-heat the oven to 220C 3.2 Separate the dough into 4 equal parts with a knife 3.3 Roll out with hands a ~20 cm diameter disk out of one of dough pieces 3.4 Put 1/4 of the filling in the middle of the disk 3.5 Gather the sides up sealing the edges tight with the fingers in the center altogether 3.6 Turn over the dough with a filling and gently!flatten into a ~20 cm diameter disk 3.7 Cut out with a knife a small (~0.5-1cm diameter) circle in the middle of the pie to let the air go through while baking 3.8 Put the pie on the baking paper: bake for 20 minutes at 220C until golden 3.9 Repeat 3.3-3.8 for the left pieces of dough 4 Serve hot with a cup black coffee and enjoy with friends ! Without friends the pleasure will be totally lost.
Cooking and serving ingredients: – 20g butter for frying – 20g miners lettuce
Directions: 1 Combine all Khachapuri batter ingredients in a bowl and mix well! 2 Preheat a non-sticking skillet at the medium heat: melt 20g butter 3 Pour the batter uniformly on the skillet, cook for around 4 minutes one side until golden, then flip (I flipped it with two spatulas), cook for another 2 minutes 4 Serve Khachapuri with fresh greens or tomatoes (miners lettuce on the photo) !
Filling ingredients: – 1/2 cup walnuts – 2-3 garlic cloves – 1/2 tsp salt – 1/4 tsp black pepper – 1 bunch dill – 1/4 cup warm water
Serving ingredients: – parsley for serving – pomegranate seeds for serving Directions: 1 Cook aubergines: 1.1 Wash aubergines and slice them lengthways into 4mm thick stripes 1.2 Fry aubergine stripes on a skillet with olive oil until golden both sides 1.3 Put aubergine stripes on paper towels to absorb extra oil. 1.4 Let aubergine stripes cool down before filling 3 Prepare the filling: combine grated walnuts, grated garlic, salt, pepper and chopped dill in a bowl. Mix well and add water in small portions stirring constantly 4 Put 1/2-1 teaspoon filling over each aubergine stripe and roll them up 5 Put aubergine rolls in the fridge for 30-40 minutes before serving 6 Decorate with pomegranate seeds, parsley and dill. Serve as an appetiser !
Ingredients (2 servings): – 4 eggs – 1 cup (1 cup=250ml) tomato sauce (pure tomatoes!) – 1 chili pepper – 40g chopped walnuts – 1 chopped onion – 3 chopped garlic cloves – 1 tsp salt – 1/3 tsp black pepper – 1/2 parsley bunch for serving – 1/2 tbsp olive oil for cooking
Method: 1 Chop onion & chili pepper and put them into the first bowl 2 Chop garlic & walnuts and put them into the second bowl 3 Chop fresh parsley and put it into the third bowl 4 Pour some olive oil onto a skillet and set the medium-low heat 5 Transfer chopped onion & chili pepper on the preheated skillet: cook for 5 minutes 6 Add tomato sauce, salt, chopped garlic & walnuts into the skillet: cook for 3 minutes 7 Carefully pour the eggs into the tomato-walnuts sauce (prepare holes for them in there with a spatula right before pouring in eggs): cook the eggs for 5-10 minutes 8 Servehot with black pepper, fresh parsley and lavash or flat bread !
Marinade ingredients: – juice of 1/3 lemon – 1 teaspoon salt – 1/3 teaspoon black pepper – 3 cloves grated garlic
Method: 1 Combine marinade ingredients in a bowl and mix them well 2 Chop chicken in 1cm pieces, put them to the marinade & keep in the fridge for 2 hours 3 Preheat the oven to 200C 4 Peel rhubarb and chop into 0.5cm width pieces 5 Put rhubarb and chicken pieces one by one on the tooth sticks 6 Transfer tooth sticks into the baking form: bake in the oven for 30 minutes at 180C 7 Serve with mashed potato and fresh chopped parsley !
Method: 1 Preheat the oven to 180C 2 Mix dough ingredients (soda+vinegar are added at the last step and are mixed with other ingredients) and knead the dough 3 Split the dough into 2 equal pieces to form 2 boats 4 Put the formed boats on baking paper and bake 20 minutes at 180C in the oven (without filling) 5 While boats are being baked, cut spinach and boil it in a pan with some water for 2 minutes, then remove excessive water 6 mix yogurt+spinach+grated-garlic+grated-cheese in a bowl 7 take the boats from the oven (after 20 minutes baking) and 7.1 put the mixture from 5 into both boats 7.2 put 1 egg over the mixture from 5 in each of the boats 8 bake the filled boats another 10-15 minutes 9 Serve with fresh baby spinach !
Method: 1 Wash aubergine, dry it and cut into 1cm width strips 2 Bake aubergine strips on a backing paper for 20 minutes at 180C 3 Mix in a bowl chopped garlic+chopped walnuts+cheese+chopped parsley+salt+pepper 4 Put a teaspoon of walnuts-cheese-etc. mixture on each aubergine strip and roll it [optionally in sesame] 5 Serve with cherry tomatoes and fresh parsley !