SLIDE SHOW: In a Divided Country, Common Bread

By John Hudson
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Khachapuri , the South Ossetian way.
In a Divided Country, Common Bread
Appreciation for a simple cheese bread unites war-torn Georgia.
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The filling for South Ossetian Khachapuri includes cheese and potatoes.
In a Divided Country, Common Bread
Appreciation for a simple cheese bread unites war-torn Georgia.

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The cheese dish pairs nicely with cucumber and tomato salad.

In a Divided Country, Common Bread
Appreciation for a simple cheese bread unites war-torn Georgia.
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Slicing achma khachapuri into small squares.
In a Divided Country, Common Bread
Appreciation for a simple cheese bread unites war-torn Georgia.
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Achma is a favorite in Georgia's western breakaway region, Abkhazia.
In a Divided Country, Common Bread
Appreciation for a simple cheese bread unites war-torn Georgia.
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Imeritian kachapuri, the most common type of cheese bread in Georgia.
In a Divided Country, Common Bread
Appreciation for a simple cheese bread unites war-torn Georgia.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2009/09/slide-show-in-a-divided-country-common-bread/24660/