Khachapuri

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Khachapuri
Ресторан Ньютон в Донецке 106.jpg
Adjarian and Imeretian Khachapuri
Place of originGeorgia
Main ingredient(s)Cheese, eggs, bread
 
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Khachapuri
Ресторан Ньютон в Донецке 106.jpg
Adjarian and Imeretian Khachapuri
Place of originGeorgia
Main ingredient(s)Cheese, eggs, bread

Khachapuri (Georgian: ხაჭაპური About this sound listen ) is a traditional Georgian dish of cheese-filled bread. The bread is leavened and allowed to rise, and is shaped in various ways. The filling contains cheese (fresh or aged, most commonly suluguni), eggs and other ingredients.[1]

There are several distinctive types of khachapuri in Georgian food from different regions of Georgia:

As a Georgian staple food, the price of making a Khachapuri is used as a measure of inflation in different Georgian cities by the Khachapuri index, developed by the International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Goldstein, Darra. The Georgian feast: the vibrant culture and savory food of the Republic of Georgia. 1999: University of California Press. pp. 136–139. ISBN 0-520-21929-5. 
  2. ^ Svensson, Therese (April–May 2010). "Tracking monetary policy one big mac - and one khachapuri - at a time". Investor.ge (American Chamber of Commerce). Retrieved 29 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Khachapuri Index Project". International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University. Retrieved 29 April 2010. 

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