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Supra
Supra

Supra

A Feast of Georgian Cooking

COOKING

208 Pages, 7.5 x 9.75

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $27.95 (US $27.95) (CA $37.95)

Publication Date: June 2018

ISBN 9781911216162

Rights: US & CA

Pavilion Books Group (Jun 2018)
Pavilion

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: June 2018
 

Overview

Explores the little-known cuisine of Georgia and the unique celebration of supra that is central to its ethos

Bordered by Russia, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Armenia, and situated at a crossroads on an ancient East-West trading route, Georgia's rich and diverse history is nowhere more evident than through its cuisine and legendary hospitality. Central and unique to the culinary tradition of Georgia is the "supra," a coming together of family and friends to share heart-warming toasts, great conversation, free-flowing drink and, most importantly, dish upon dish of mouth-watering food. In this, her first book, Tiko Tuskadze shares over 100 of the dishes that come together to make Georgian cuisine a true celebration of its country's unique climate, history, and culture. Recipes follow the authentic procession of dishes, starting with pâtés and sauces then salads, which are traditionally laid out on the table before guests arrive; moving on to sections on soups, bread and cheese, meat dishes, poultry dishes, fish dishes, vegetable dishes, and ending with a few fruity treats. The recipes range from the iconic Khachapuri (cheese bread), Kebabi (lamb kebabs) and Khinkali (dumplings), to lesser-known classics, such as Ajapsandali (aubergine stew) and Ckmeruli (poussin in garlic and walnut sauce). This book is the ultimate resource for anyone interested in discovering this unique and varied cuisine with the dual values of family and celebration firmly at its heart. Includes dual measures.

Author Biography

Tiko Tuskadze was born and raised in Georgia. She is the proprietor of a celebrated London-based restaurant Little Georgia, and its sister café in Hackney.