Grape Juice and Cornmeal Squares


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  • Makes About

    3 Dozen Pieces

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By Darra Goldstein

Published 1999

  • About

Pelamushi is one of the most interesting and original Georgian foods. Brilliantly purple, cut into diamonds and arranged on a decorative platter, pelamushi is deceptive: No one would guess that it is a simple mixture of concentrated grape juice and cornmeal, a grape-flavored polenta. The only similar recipe I have seen is for panvinesco, prepared in the wine-growing regions of Italy and calling for vino cotto or cooked wine mixed with semolina.

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