The Georgian Feast: The Vibrant Culture and Savory Food of the Republic of Georgia
"Every Georgian dish is a poem."—Alexander Pushkin
According to Georgian legend, God took a supper break while creating the world. He became so involved with his meal that he inadvertently tripped over the high peaks of the Caucasus, spilling his food onto the land below. The land blessed by Heaven's table scraps was Georgia.
Nestled in the Caucasus mountain range between the Black and Caspian seas, the Republic of Georgia is as beautiful as it is bountiful. The unique geography of the land, which includes both alpine and subtropical zones, has created an enviable culinary tradition. In The Georgian Feast, Darra Goldstein explores the rich and robust culture of Georgia and offers a variety of tempting recipes.
The book opens with a fifty-page description of the culture and food of Georgia. Next are over one hundred recipes, often accompanied by notes on the history of the dish. Holiday menus, a glossary of Georgian culinary terms, and an annotated bibliography round out the volume.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - thornton37814 - LibraryThing
Part culinary history and part cookbook, this volume highlights the cuisine of the former Soviet Republic of Georgia. The narrative sections were a bit dry, but they did give you a sense of the ... Read full review
Review: The Georgian Feast: The Vibrant Culture and Savory Food of the Republic of GeorgiaUser Review - Aimee - Goodreads
Although Darra Goldstein is a gifted author and big fan of Georgia and its cuisine, I found the recipes in this book more difficult to follow than those in Taste of Russia. She has a great article at ... Read full review
CHEESE EGG AND YOGURT DISHES
BREADS AND GRAINS
PICKLES AND PRESERVES