In the framework of France Taste 2019, La Tupina will be in Georgia.
This trip will be an opportunity to visit the monastery in the village of Phoka open 1992 and meet the sisters who have revived a production ancestral cheeses from 25 years of age.
Introduced for the first time in the region by Catholic missionaries in the eighteenth century, the culture of the blue cheese was a hit with the sisters and their bishop. Thereafter, religious have visited a convent in France to learn the method of making cheese. At their return, they began to experiment.
Five years later, they produce 16 different types of cheese Phoka with European technology and also near 40 types of jams, honey and chocolates that you can buy in the store located in the convent courtyard.
Following this visit, a masterclass will be held followed by a dinner with French leaders and Julien Franck Audu Cruège the Rooms Hotel Tbilisi, a refined hotel in eclectic style located in a former printing.
To finish this trip in style, bringing food 60 guests will take place at the monastery. The Leonid father with his sisters cook with us. During this dinner, Franco-Georgian cuisine will be honored.