Tej

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A popular drink in Ethiopia is Tej. It is a sweet wine, similar to mead, that is made from fermented honey and a special kind of hops called “gesho”.

Macchiato

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The original native population of coffee is thought to have come from East Africa specifically to Ethiopia. And due to the Italian influence, Macchiatos are also now a mainstay. It is a double or triple shot of Espresso with a dollop of milk foam on top. Add sugar if you wish.

Spreece

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Ethiopian layered fruit drink, locally called “Spreece”, is what I wasn’t expecting. People of Ethiopia make a beautiful layer of mango, avocado, guava, papaya and other ingredients.

AMBO

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Ambo is an Ethiopian brand of mineral water which contains rich carbon dioxide and originates from a spring in the town of Ambo. In Ethiopia, it is often used to prepare fancier mixed beer –“beer-tail”.

Chat ጫት

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Chat ጫት (Qat قات‎ in Yemen, Qaad in Somali or Khat may be preffered in English), a plant indigenous varied from East Africa to Yemen, has stimulant properties. Chat is not smoked or inhaled, it is chewed and then induces an euphoric effect in the user. In fact, it’s not illegal in Ethiopia, Somalia or Yemen.

Injera, Bayaynate

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Traditional meal in Ethiopia is often piled on and served with Injera, which is fermented crepe-like flat bread made from Tef flour. Bayaynate means “vegetable mix”. Many kind of vegetable or beans food is on the Injera crape. Beans red stew, lentil stew, sauteed spinach, sauteed cabbage, and so on .

Injera, misto

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Traditional meal in Ethiopia is often piled on and served with Injera, which is fermented crepe-like flat bread made from Tef flour. Misto means “meat mix”. You see Kaywat and Kekkel in this photograph.

Injera, Tibbs

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Traditional meal in Ethiopia is often piled on and served with Injera, which is fermented crepe-like flat bread made from Tef flour. Tibbs is one of most popular food for injera which is grilled goat meat, sometimes with onion or pimenta. I like to eat Injera tibbs with “Quebe” which is melt butter made from goat. We should not forget also “Data” (green hot paste) while eating Injera tibbs.

Injera, Kaywat

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Traditional meal in Ethiopia is often piled on and served with Injera, which is fermented crepe-like flat bread made from Tef flour. Goat meat is the most popular ingredients. When the day is “no meat day”, people make a Kaywat with beans.

Injera, Kekkel

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Traditional meal in Ethiopia is often piled on and served with Injera, which is fermented crepe-like flat bread made from Tef flour. Kekkel is one of popular food for injera which is simmered with yellow spice. Kekkel is not hot. “Barbale” (light; red hot spice) and “Data” (upper right; green hot spice) is very good to make taste.

Injera, Kitfoo

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Traditional meal in Ethiopia is often piled on and served with Injera, which is fermented crepe-like flat bread made from Tef flour. Kitfoo is minced row meat with high quality meat and oil. Cuttage cheese is often with. It is very rare experience to eat row meat in African travel!

Injera, Duret

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Traditional meal in Ethiopia is often piled on and served with Injera, which is fermented crepe-like flat bread made from Tef flour. Duret is minced row meat with low quality meat or organic site and oil. I like Duret because I like row organ meat! It is very rare experience to eat row meat in African travel!

Injera, Shulowat, Aricha

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Traditional meal in Ethiopia is often piled on and served with Injera, which is fermented crepe-like flat bread made from Tef flour. Shulowat is red simmered stew with diced beans, Aricha is yellow (tarmeric) simmered stew with diced potato (sometimes with carrot). Aricha is not spicy, nor hot, it's very mild stew. I like Aricha very much!

Injera, Fulful

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Traditional meal in Ethiopia is often piled on and served with Injera, which is fermented crepe-like flat bread made from Tef flour. Furthermore topping is also injera… This is injera with Kaywat. Everything is Injera!

Bunna

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All coffee is derived from Ethiopia. They has traditional procedure for drinking. When we visit to local house, they began the procedure. Washed coffee beans at first, and then roasted, put boiled water. Dainty fresh taste knocked me out.