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Pancake day

I should start with a brief explanation for natives of non-English-speaking countries: in the UK, America, Canada, and Australia, Shrove Tuesday (the last day before Lent) is Pancake Day. Supposedly, the reason for this is to use up all the perishable goodies that you're not allowed during Lent.

Posted by Caroline on 9 March 2011 | 1 comments | Read the full post
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Ethiopian, 2

One of the other dishes I decided to try making was a sort of pumpkin stew. A lot of Ethiopian dishes are Wats (meaning stews), where meat and/or vegetables are gently cooked on the stove top in liquid. The basic stew method seems to be the same as anywhere else in the world - heat the oil, add the seasoning, brown the meat, briefly saute the vegetables, add the liquid and leave to simmer.

Posted by Caroline on 29 June 2010 | 0 comments | Read the full post
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Ethiopian, 1

One dish I always order in Ethiopian restaurants is Kitfo. It is usually described as being warmed, raw minced beef, although in practice I have always found it to be cooked through. The beef is marinated with a mix of spices and then warmed (or lightly cooked) in seasoned butter.

Posted by Caroline on 28 June 2010 | 2 comments | Read the full post
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Having frequently sampled delicious Ethiopian food at a Stuttgart restaurant, I finally decided that I should try and make some myself.

Posted by Caroline on 26 June 2010 | 4 comments | Read the full post
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