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Collard greens with beef stew (Gomen be sega)

Collard greens with beef stew (Gomen be sega)

Mitmita is a beautiful and spicy spice blend from Ethiopia that is core to the cuisine. It is made up of cloves, cardamom, cumin, ginger,...

Spiced clarified butter or Niter kibbeh

Spiced clarified butter or Niter kibbeh

If you have ever had Ethiopian or Eritrean cuisine and wondered about that amazing aroma that envelopes you as your enter the restaurant...

Spicy pumpkin stew (Duba wat)

Spicy pumpkin stew (Duba wat)

One of the staple crops in Africa is pumpkins, they have been adapted to grow in harsh climates and serve as an essential nutrient in the...

Collard greens with spiced butter and Mitmita

Collard greens with spiced butter and Mitmita

I love sautéed greens. Maybe it is the psychological process of eating something healthy, or maybe the fact that they taste so good, but...

Potatoes and cabbage in ginger turmeric sauce (Atakilt)

Potatoes and cabbage in ginger turmeric sauce (Atakilt)

Atakilt means "vegetable" and this dish is part of the ethnic cuisine during times of fasting. Ethiopia boasts of having one of the...

Spicy red lentils

Spicy red lentils

We love Ethiopian food at home. I have been challenging myself to make more of it, but first I had to stock up my pantry with all the...

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