Category Archives: Culture and Tradition

Tsome Kudade: Ethiopian Lent Offering Season

It’s a season, when body and soul merge for sacred duality, when conscious living pervades and when vegetables, fruits, grains and legumes honored more than ever. It’s a season, when fifty something days before every Fasika (Ethiopian Easter) becomes challenging, … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Coffee: Little piece of Home

As an Ethiopian, to experience a little piece of home, making Ethiopian traditional coffee and roasted sweet corn for finding more comfort from home while living abroad is the best way to go. While having coffee in Luxembourg, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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ENKUTATASH: Ethiopia Welcoming Year 2007

The Amharic word Enkutatash means “gift of jewels” in which the Ethiopian New Year’s day eloquently named after besides the two Amharic words–Addis Amet which literally means New Year. Welcoming the New Year right after the rainy season ends when … Continue reading

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FASIKA: The Eloquent Pieces Of Ethiopian Easter Holiday

Fasika (Easter Holiday) is one of the national and religious holidays of Ethiopia. Year after year Fasika is being celebrated in a most spiritually mesmerizing church service, earnest, unique and beautiful traditions throughout the country by Christian Ethiopians. The very … Continue reading

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Gulban: Ethiopian Last Supper

Here in Ethiopian Tselote Hamus (Last Supper) is being honored by preparing Gulban – a simple traditional dish made out of wheat grain and Ethiopian Fava Beans. It is at this time of year that family, loved ones, neighbors and … Continue reading

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Hawassa: Lounging Along Ethiopian Rift Valley Lake

Heading 275 km south of Addis Ababa leads to a tranquil lakeside city. It is the largest city in the Ethiopian Rift Valley, was once the capital of Sidamo region, and today it is the capital of Southern Nations and … Continue reading

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Yeshekla Tibs: Ethiopian Staple and Speciality

When it comes to food travel and exploring Ethiopian exotic and diverse cuisine, there is nothing more exhilarating than paying a visit to the local joints where the locals eat and hangout in order to experience the authentic local dish … Continue reading

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