Welcome to HTCG Ethiopian food
Ethiopian cuisine is one of the world's best kept secrets. It is a spicy mix of vegetable and lentil stews and slow-simmered meats. Ethiopia is known as "The land of bread and honey" and has a wide and wonderful choice of recipes from its diverse cultural mix of people and languages.
Ethiopian cuisine mostly consists of breads, stews (known as Wat or Wot), grains, and spices. Typically, an Ethiopian meal consists of a combination of Injera (flatbread made of Teff flour) with different Wats or Wots, yet each diverse cultural group has their unique variation.
Berbere is a combination of powdered chilli powder and other spices is an important ingredient used in many dishes. Also essential is Niter Kibbeh a clarified butter infused with ginger, garlic, and several spices.
Within these pages you will find many traditional dishes as well as Ethiopian food with a twist for you to try at home as well as other useful and interesting information about this wonderful country.
We also have information on Ethiopian drinks and beverages including the famous Tej (honey wine), grape wines produced in Ethiopian and local Ethiopian beers.
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