Georgia - Kakheti

Georgian Adventures, Part 10

It recently dawned on me that I somehow managed to write an entire series of posts about Georgia, and barely talk about Georgian wine, except for a quick bit about Racha. The omission wasn’t intentional, mind you: as as early as the second post, I was promising to write about the wineries of Kakheti, Georgia’s most […]

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Lithuanian Food - Varškės Spurgos

Varškės Spurgos, Lithuanian Farmer Cheese Fritters

Nearly every country counts some kind of sweet fried dough among its desserts. Americans eat doughnuts, Indians have gulab jamun, the French make beignets, and I’ve already written about fritule, Dalmatian fritters. Lithuanians are no exception, and in his class on Eastern European desserts at the Institute of Culinary Education (which I have mentioned previously), Michael […]

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