It’s one of the eloquent details of interracial marriage, where two cultures come together, to create something unique.
This traditional combination emanates from a home, where two Christmas celebrations are taking place on different days.
Besides Dec 25th Christmas celebration, Ethiopian Christmas (Genna), which takes place on January 7, is the second Christmas celebration for this household somewhere in Europe.
A chocolate Yule Log (Bûche de Noël), traditionally eaten in France and Belgium as a Christmas desert. In this household it’s known as ‘Kerstsronk’ in Flemish.
Flemish usually pare this traditional Christmas desert with coffee and this is when a traditional Ethiopian coffee (ye Jebena Bunna) comes in – representing an Ethiopian and a Flemish celebrating Christmas as one.