Georgian pies (khachapuri) are the top choice for a quick and filling snack on the go and there’s nothing better to warm (and fill) you up on a chilly tour through town or as you’re dashing from one meeting to another with no time to stop! Georgia’s answer to junk food, you can find them for sale on almost every street corner, tempting you with the smell of the hot cheesy deliciousness. And there are lots of varieties to choose from!
A half-moon of pastry folded over cheese and boiled egg- you won’t need to eat for the rest of the day!
Originating from the mountainous region of Svaneti, this spicy meat pie is a must for chilly weather!
The most common khachapuri- usually round, filled with stretchy Sulguni cheese (like mozzarella) and of various thicknesses. Best eaten hot!
A double cheesy bonus- Sulguni on the inside and more melted to a golden crust on top.
Dough filled with mashed red kidney beans and herbs. Delicious hot or cold.
Dough filled with mixed minced meat, rice and herbs.
Dough filled with rice and tarragon. A lighter choice for hot summer days.