When in Georgia (not the state), you should ask for a serving of khinkali. The name may not sound mouth-watering to a Western ear but khinkali will definitely not disappoint. When eating and drinking in Georgia, khinkali is just one of the many local foods that you will hear, taste and enjoy for sure.
A khinkali is a dumpling that you eat only using your bare hands. And that’s not just for fun but also for practical reasons since cutting it with a knife will spill the delicious juice all over the place. It’s filled with all sorts of good stuff: spiced beef or pork, greens, onions, black pepper, and garlic. The juice is from the meat and it is very, very tasty. [Read more…]