Cooked Cheese with Mint

Gadazelili Khveli

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By Darra Goldstein

Published 1999

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One of my favorite Georgian foods is gadazelili khveli, warm suluguni cheese flavored with fresh mint. Gadazelili khveli is a fixture of the Georgian feast, usually presented straight from the kitchen near the beginning of the meal. Some cooks add twice as much milk as in the recipe below, serving the gadazelili khveli as a soup, but I like it best when the cheese is ascendant. To serve, the soft cheese is cut into portions and lifted from the milky broth. Here,