Category Archives: Food

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 Gastronomic Journey in Belgium I

Food is a key to open the gate, on a delicious path way into another culture. My Ethiopian wanderlust takes me to a whole new world, yet again to explore and learn. Belgium is the destination and food is the … Continue reading

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Difo Dabo: Ethiopian Holiday Staple

It is that time of year again to be carried away by the smell of warming, earthy and fresh baking bread coming out from almost every Ethiopian house hold … waking up our sense of smell, spurring memories and filling … Continue reading

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FIVE LOAVES: Having Breakfast In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

There are many restaurants and cafes established either by an expat to bring their home to another land or a native whom have been abroad for a while brings a foreign experience to their motherland. Positively all these contribute in … Continue reading

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Addis Ababa’s Seasonal Street Delights

In counting the blessings of the old year before it officially departs and welcoming Ethiopian New Year (September 11, 2014) with new hope, I am inspired to honor Addis Ababa’s seasonal street delights–which as a local I enjoyed one after … Continue reading

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KOLO: The Cherished Ethiopian Snack

Ethiopia has an innate and fascinating history of grain based culinary tradition.  Accordingly many Ethiopian knows how to indulge their body and soul with different kinds of nutritious and healthy grains whether by making a national staple food out of … Continue reading

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FETIRA: Harar’s Breakfast Bliss

To take the local flavor in, there is nothing like having breakfast at one of the eateries where locals patronize. Obviously, it is not the kind of buffet breakfast waiting for you down stairs at the hotel; rather it is … Continue reading

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