Definitions

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  • n. Georgian cheese pastry.

Etymologies

From Georgian ხაჭაპური (xačapuri). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And it made me think of a time long before, at a seacoast resort in what was then the Soviet republic of Georgia, when Id stopped into a stand-up snack bar for a khachapuri and a cup of Turkish coffee and seen a brass-framed photo of Joseph Stalin displayed proudly on the counter.

    The Italian Summer

  • One of my favorites is the recipe for khachapuri ~ Georgian flatbread with cheese inside.

    Azerbaian Pilaf with Pomegranate Meatballs

  • By summer, he had installed free Wi-Fi, chaise lounges, quirky contemporary public art and food kiosks selling retro ice cream, fresh fruit and khachapuri , or Georgian cheese bread - almost a political statement given the war between Russia and Georgia in 2008 and lingering mutual hostility.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Try the khachapuri, the signature bread filled with suluguni, the national cheese.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • Specific Georgian varieties include the cheese-filled puff pastries known as khachapuri.

    Chicago Reader

  • Next morning Dato and I wake early and after a hearty breakfast of blinis, homemade apple jam, khachapuri (bread with baked cheese inside), yoghurt, pear muraba (slow-cooked fruit) and fresh peach juice, we head off to visit the glacier on Mount Ushba.

    British Blogs

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