Award-winning cookbook author Olia Hercules takes a culinary trip through the Caucasus – the vibrant region that bridges Europe and Asia – and share the recipes, stories, and striking images of this rich region.
In this gorgeous cookbook, Olia Hercules shares more than 100 dishes that celebrate the food, flavors, and unique culinary heritage of the Caucasus – Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Iran, Russian, and Turkey. Kaukasis charts Olia’s exploration of this unfamiliar area and introduces its wonderful cuisine that combines European and Middle Eastern ingredients in ways that are fresh and new.
Tsago’s Blackberry & Grape Sauce
Savory Peach & Tarragon Salad
Plov with Pumpkin, Chestnut & Walnut
Zahir’s Stoned Chicken
Vine Leaf Dolma
Armenian Cognac Profiteroles
Red Basil Sherbet
“A sensitive, personal journey expressed through the beauty of food – just wonderful.” – Jamie Oliver
“Olia Hercules is a storyteller-foodwriter, and a wholly original voice in the kitchen – there’s not a recipe of hers I don’t want to cook immediately.” – Nigella Lawson
” This is an incredible book – as I began to leaf through I started to smile, and I didn’t stop” – Diana Henry