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  • Ethiopian Niter Kibbeh (Spiced Ghee)

    INGREDIENTS 1 cup of sweet, unsalted or raw clarified butter (olive oil to make it vegan)1 tablespoon of dry Koseret leaves1 teaspoon of Manteria  STEPS Melt butter over low heat in a small saucepan until it begins to foam. If you are using oil, bring to a simmer with only a few bubbles coming up. Add in the Kosseret and stir gently, ...

  • Begue Wot (Ethiopian Lamb Stew)

    INGREDIENTS 2 lbs of lean lamb meat 1 Shank cut in 4 (optional)2 Red Onions1 Tablespoon of Fresh Garlic1/4 cup Niter Kibbeh4 cups of water1 teaspoon ground Korerima1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 cup of Berbere or to taste PREPARATION Chop onions by hand into small even sized pieces and finely mince the garlic. Cut the lamb into...

  • Doro Alicha (Chicken Stewed in Turmeric)

    INGREDIENTS 3 lbs chicken leg and thigh meat (cubed boneless chicken optional)1 whole fresh lemon1 tsp salt4 yellow onions, finely chopped3 tablespoon of finely minced garlic1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger 1/4 cup Niter Kibbeh1/4 teaspoon Ethiopian Turmeric (Ird)1 teaspoon Afrenje 1 teaspoon Matafecha1/2 cup dry white wine or Tej (h...

  • Cleansing Mitmita-Ginger Smoothie

    INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons Mitmita 3 tablespoons Ird (Turmeric)3 tablespoons ground ginger3 cups of fresh pineapple (frozen optional)4 cups orange juice 1 inch piece fresh ginger, grated (optional, for an extra kick!) PREPARATION Chop fresh pineapple into bite-size pieces  STEPS  Put all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until ...

  • Doro Wot (Chicken Stew with Egg)

    INGREDIENTS 3 lbs chicken leg and thigh meat, cut into 8 serving pieces2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice2 teaspoons salt2 onions, finely chopped1/4 cup Niter Kibbeh3 cloves garlic, minced1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground Abish1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/3 cup Berbere 1/4 cup dry red wine3/4 ...

  • Berbere and Ginger Cookies (Made with Gluten Free Teff Flour)

    If you’re one to enjoy a spiced cookie in autumn, oh do we have a recipe for you! This one, it’s this one. Soft and chewy with a crackled, chili-sugar coated crust, we promise you, this 100% gluten free treat is the Berbere, Ird, & ginger-filled cookie of your dreams.   INGREDIENTS  1 1/4 cup gluten free Ethiopian Teff flour 1/4 cu...

  • Smooth and Spicy Awaze Paste

    Every time we eat food at the office, a jar of this is opened. It goes with everything, it tastes like heaven. Made with Tej (honey wine), honey, and our Awaze Chili Blend, it tows the line between smoky and tangy, sweet and spicy, tasty and even more tasty. INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup Awaze Chili Blend1 tablespoon Niter Kibbeh (oil optional t...
  • Ayeb (Ethiopian Cheese)

    INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 Gallons Buttermilk2 tablespoons Niter Kibbeh STEPS  Boil the buttermilk until the curds appear to float, about 25 minutes Strain and mix with the spiced butter, salt to taste. Let it cool for 15 minutes and serve.  Use as a garnish for meat dishes, salad, etc. Cooking Time: 40 minutes

  • Fossolia (Ethiopian-Style String Beans)

    INGREDIENTS 1lb fresh string beans2-4 carrots, chopped into large chunks (optional)1/2 cup diced fresh tomatoes  1 medium to large yellow onion, sliced2 tablespoons fresh garlic finely minced 3 tablespoons fresh ginger finely minced1/3 cup Niter Kibbeh (sub oil to make it vegan)1 teaspoon Afrenje1/4 teaspoon Cumin1 fresh rosemary sprig...

  • Ethiopian Kinche (Cracked Wheat)

    INGREDIENTS 1 cup cracked organic Kinche2 tablespoons Niter Kibbeh (clarified seasoned butter)Sea Salt2 cups water PREPARATION Wash oats until water is clear, strain  STEPS Add Aja and water to a small pot and bring to boil Lower heat and continue to cook covered, cook until oats are fluffy and tender, about 5 minutes Remove from heat...

  • Shiro/Shuro (Spicy Ethiopian Chickpea Blend)

    For those of you familiar with Ethiopian food and Shiro, welcome! You know why you’re here, so get cooking! For those of you who don’t know, Shiro is a savory legume blend: protein-packed, velvety goodness, and utterly addictive. When we were working out of the restaurant, did I constantly have a bowl of Shiro in front of me that I in...

  • Spicy Sega Tibs

    INGREDIENTS 1 pound lean ball-tip steak cut into small cubes1 cup minced shallot or red onion1 jalapeno, sliced1 fresh rosemary sprig1 Roma tomato1 tablespoon olive oil1/2 teaspoon Korerima 2 teaspoons Berbere (add or lessen as desired) sea salt to taste PREPARATION Cut the beef into 1 1/2 inch cubes. Mince the shallot, and dice the to...