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Tikel Gomen (Ethiopian Cabbage, Carrots & Potatoes)

Blogging Marathon# 36: Week 3/ Day 3 Theme: Ethiopian Cuisine Dish: Tikel Gomen (Ethiopian Cabbage, Carrots & Potatoes) The weather has been crazy this winter. We had temperatures waaay below freezing, thanks to the so-called polar vortex and then there was snow and rain. We had a couple of days respite, but the prediction for next week seems to be below freezing again. I can’t wait for this winter to get over.

Injera (Ethiopian Sourdough Crepes)

This is a foolproof recipe for Injera that I found on one of the forums at Fresh Loaf website. I forgot to write down the name of the person who gave the recipe on the forum, but it really works. I have read that many people had trouble making injeras, with stinky batters, crepes sticking to the pan etc. But using sourdough starter and steaming the crepe before flipping them made “the best” Injera I’ve ever eaten (to be honest I ate them only once in my life in, Mesob, an Ethiopian restaurant in NJ). This is another great way…

Ethiopian Wat

I am back running Blogging Marathon #7 with Srivalli and 18 fellow bloggers. My theme for this week will be “Cooking from Cookbook”. I like reading and collecting cookbooks like many foodies. If not for my husband who keeps reminding me the number of cookbooks I have, I would have probably bought a whole book shelf full of cookbooks. As of now, the real estate the books take is quite small, I still have a small rack in the basement with a few more books. I really have to thank our county library system as we can borrow books online…