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Kibela: A Feast in Welcoming Ethiopian Lent Offering Season

It’s a cherished ritual, practiced every year during the last weekend, before Tsome Kudade (lent offering) starts, by Ethiopian Orthodox religion devotees. It’s a feast shared with family, friends and loved ones, in savoring of dishes, which devotees abstained from, … Continue reading

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Ketera: Ethiopian Epiphany Celebration In Gondar

In honoring Timket (Ethiopian Epiphany) Celebration, I present an excerpt from an article published on The global S.E.E Africa Magazine about Timket and a video showing the highlights of Ketera (The eve of Ethiopian Epiphany) in Gondar. ” Timket is … Continue reading

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Dräikinneksdag: The Day Of The Three Kings

On January 6th while I was celebrating Ethiopian Christmas eve in the Grand Duchy, my Ethiopian gastronomic journey here in Europe brings yet another traditional treat on my plate. Galette des rois is a pastry tart, which traditionally eaten here … Continue reading

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Christmas: Chocolate Yule Log With Ethiopian Coffee

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, … Continue reading

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FLAMMLACHS: Flame Salmon At Christmas Market In Luxembourg

As the season suggests, my Ethiopian Gastronomic Journey took place at Christmas markets in Luxembourg City – from the traditional Place d’Armes to the historically vibrant Place De La Constitution. The Winterlights Festival of Luxembourg City creates a magical colorful … Continue reading

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Belgium: Christmas Market Bruges

Bruges, Christmas Market and Brussels Waffle. Happy Holiday!

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Hidar: Annual Feast of The Archangel St. Michael

Hidar is the third month of a yearly Ethiopian calendar which contains thirteen months.  It’s a month when the spirit of new beginning celebration gives away to the anticipation and preparation of the coming big events and celebrations – Genna … Continue reading

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