Category Archives: Adventures in Cooking in Georgia

Open Questions Regarding Cumin

Well, first of all, I’ve already announced this on Facebook, but there’s cumin in Tbilisi. The Turkish market on Aghmeshenebeli next to the Turkish restaurant Cappadocia sells it – in fact you can smell it as soon as you walk … Continue reading

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Chili

What does it take to make a really fabulous chili in Georgia? 1. Cumin. You can buy taco spice packets in Goodwill or Ozzy’s, and they contain cumin and whatever else you need to make chili taste like chili. Or … Continue reading

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New York Hit List Revisited

Background info: this happened. Foods to eat: A Blockheads Burrito – CHECK My stepmother’s chicken cutlets – CHECK A Black and White cookie – FAIL BAGELS – CHECK A Bonnie’s Burger – CHECK Cheerios – CHECK Items to buy: Cumin … Continue reading

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New York Hit List

Every once in a while I realize that there’s something from America that I want but can’t get in Georgia. I try to make a mental note (lately, I’ve been making real notes, which are somewhat more effective, assuming I … Continue reading

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All of the Things

I have been neglectful of my blog recently. There’s been a lot going on – not necessarily bad stuff, just stuff that has kept me a little more occupied than usual. So, I moved out of Vera. I know, it … Continue reading

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Curry in Georgia

I really thought I’d get around to posting this eventually… but apparently I didn’t. Today one of my previous dinner guests requested the recipe so I sent this to her, and I figured that while I had it on the … Continue reading

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Shopping

Upon reading me admit to doing most of my shopping at the Populi XL in Gldani, reader pasumonok recoiled in horror and couldn’t bear to read my blog for days. When she recovered, she extended to me the very kind … Continue reading

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