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  • Gluten-Free Teff Injera

    Where there is Ethiopian food, there is injera. Sponge-like, fermented, with notes of cacao, injera makes the perfect picker-upper of all Ethiopian food. It’s lovely sourness cuts through excess spiciness and can elevate the flavor of any dish. Full honesty, making it takes time - your batter has to ferment for days, BUT it is oh-so wo...
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  • Vegan Berbere Chocolate Pudding

    Brundo's Berbere and rich chocolate must be a match made in heaven - at least we think so. This vegan pudding is easy and oh so delicious! When eaten right out of the saucepan, it's wonderfully warm, silky, and delightful. After an few hours in the fridge, it's perfectly set, the heat of the Berbere complementing the coolness of the ch...
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  • Shiro Fried Chicken

    INGREDIENTS 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs  2/3 cup all-purpose flour  2/3 cup Shiro Mitten Salt and pepper to taste 1 1/2 tablespoon Awaze Mustard Chili Blend 1 tsp Kibbeh Manteria (optional) 3 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup unflavored oil of your choice plus a few tablespoons of Niter Kibbeh, if you have it, for flavor For Assembly ...
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  • Vegan Mitmita Aioli

      INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup Vegan mayonnaise (Trader Joe's has a new exquisite vegan mayo) 2-3 tsp Mitmita Hot Chili Pepper Blend 1 tsp salt , plus more to taste A few grinds of pepper, plus more to taste 1-2 tsp of lemon juice 1 clove garlic, smashed    STEPS In a small bowl, whisk together ingredients until thoroughly mixed. Cover a...
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  • Kuti Ice Cream

    In recent years, we’ve loved seeing the emergence of tea flavored ice creams: matcha, earl grey, Thai tea...So we decided to throw our hat in the ring, and make our very own flavor of ice cream using Kuti, a tea popular in Ethiopia made from the leaves of the coffee plant. Kuti has a smooth, vegetal, slightly bitter taste (it can be a ...
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  • Ethiopian Tomato Compote (& soft cheese over toast)

    We’ve been on a real bread-related-recipes streak - why not keep it rolling? Loosely inspired by bruschetta, this compote combines tomatoes, garlic, & Ethiopian Bessobela (sacred basil), and then turns up the heat, in spiciness and in temperature! Makes an easy and irresistible midday snack, appetizer for any dinner party, or part ...
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  • Pinwheel Pasta with Marinara sauce & Bessobela (sacred basil)

    INGREDIENTS  1 pound dry pinwheel pasta, or other short pasta, such as penne 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced Pinch of red pepper flakes (optional) 1 1/2 cups slices cremini mushrooms (optional) 1 full jar of your favorite marinara/pasta sauce (26 oz) 2 tablespoon Bessobela, plus mor...
  • Simple Scrambled Eggs with Berbere (or Mitmita)

    INGREDIENTS  For a 3-egg scramble: 1 tablespoon Traditional Niter Kibbeh 3 large eggs 1 tsp of Berbere, or Mitmita if you want it spicier Salt and pepper to taste  STEPS 1. Whisk your eggs with salt and pepper! For ultimate fluffiness, add in a splash of heavy cream or half & half. 2. In a small frying pan, melt the Niter Kibbe...
  • Mekelesha French Toast with Pan-Fried Bananas

    A recent stroke of luck: my creativity surged at the exact same moment as my sweet tooth, and thus Mekelesha French Toast was born! Thank goodness, because this stuff is foiiireeee. The delicate flavors of the brioche & sweetness of the pan-fried bananas are complemented perfectly by the peppery warmth of our Mekelesha Spice Blend....
  • Fuul (Fava Bean Mash)

    INGREDIENTS 1 can Mideast Fuul Mudammas Fava Beans  2 tablespoons Niter Kibbeh (or oil to make it vegan) 1/4 cup red onion, diced  3/4 of a large roma tomato, diced 1/2 jalapeno, diced  1 heaping tsp Berbere  Sea salt to taste FOR GARNISH 1-2 heaping spoonful(s) of sour cream The remainder of the large tomato, chopped into bite-siz...
  • Ethiopian-Style Avocado Toast

    What’s better than avocado toast? Easy - Avocado toast with Niter Kibbeh, Berbere, and Ayeb. We took the food trend of the century, added some spiced butter, gave it a kick, and topped it with freshly-made cheese, and it is all the better for it. Perfect for: A quick breakfast before you run off to work! Cutting up and serving as snack...
  • How to Make Brundo's Berbere Spice Blend

    There’s milk and coffee. Sugar and tea. PB and J. And then there’s Berbere and Ethiopian cuisine. The culinary importance of this distinctive blend cannot be understated. Its peppery and mildly sweet tones capture the heart and soul of Ethiopian cooking culture.  There is many different ways to blend and make Berbere, here's how we do...