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How To Cook Great Food - Youtube Channel

Check out our ever growing collection of videos on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/howtocookgreat We are adding to this channel weekly and each video is a step by step tutorial which will help…


Meaza Restaurant - Falls Church, VA

Along Columbia Pike near Bailey Crossroads, tucked into a strip mall parking lot is Meaza Ethiopian Cuisine and Café. It’s a large restaurant with a very open dining area, reminiscent…


Shrimp vs Prawn

At a seafood restaurant you order an item off the menu and fifteen minutes later a plate of steaming pink C-shaped food comes back. It is generally accompanied with some dipping sauces and a lemon…


What is Soy Sauce / How is Soy Sauce Made?

Soy sauce is a condiment produced from a fermented paste of boiled soybeans, roasted grain, brine and Aspergillus oryzae or Aspergillus sojae molds. After fermentation, the paste is pressed,…


Fast Food Far Away

What a great relief it is to know that Ethiopia does not have a single McDonalds, Burger King, KFC and in fact any other high street food brand. Although Addis Ababa is a throbbing large city with…


What is Ethiopian Food - Part One

With a population of 80 million, up to 80 languages and a land mass of 426,000 sq miles (that is bigger than France and Spain combine), depending on which reports you choose to go with. …


The Organic boom and Ethiopia

Organic chicken, organic eggs, organic beef, organic this and organic that. The western world is awash with organic products that we all pay a premium on. Now i am not saying that we should not be…