Category Archives: Food

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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Belgium: Christmas Market Bruges

Bruges, Christmas Market and Brussels Waffle. Happy Holiday!

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Grietfilet and Dame Blanche In West Flanders

The Dutch word Grietfilet which simply means Brill fillet but for me it’s a reminder of how living my life in different and interesting places can be a very humbling experience – from figuring out what’s on the menu to … Continue reading

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Yumm: Europe’s Culinary Food Festival

Yumm Festival Kirchberg took place at the ultramodern side of Luxembourg on the plateau of Kirchberg. Place de l’Europe surrounded by trendy buildings of Kirchberg which houses, European Convention Center Luxembourg (ECCL) and the Philharmonie Luxembourg to name the few. … Continue reading

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Flemish: Ethiopian Gastronomic Journey

Opening the gate to the rich culture and history of Belgium with Flemish regional delights as a key, is still a specific but overwhelming experience for me. ‘Paling in ’t Groen’ is one of Flemish dishes which attracted me first … Continue reading

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La Moselle: The Vineyard Heaven Of Luxembourg

My Ethiopian wanderlust takes me to Friet Museum (Belgian Fries), Beer and Chocolate museum in Brugge, Belgium and to Irish Whisky Museum in Dublin, Ireland – which interestingly leads to deep appreciation of every component that is making up the … Continue reading

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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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