What makes Georgian food Georgian? How does the development of Georgian cuisine reflect historical events, geography, and politics? Where do you find the best food in Georgia? In this podcast, Dr. Michael Denner, professor of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at Stetson University, discusses traditional Georgian foodways, answering these questions and more.
Dr. Denner will lead a two-week Georgian Foodways tour during the second half of June 2019. The first Foodways tour was held in 2018. He is also preparing to publish his translation of Грузия со вкусом, a bestselling cookbook in Georgia written by Tinatin Mzhavanadze. The book, which will appear in English as Georgia with Taste, will be published in volumes. The first will be devoted to vegetarian and vegan recipes from Georgia’s traditional cuisine.
This 40-minute podcast interview was conducted by Shaylen Vitale and Evelyn Kraklow, students at Stetson University.