- It’s Ethiopian bread.
- It’s served alongside various meat and vegetable stews.
- It’s s made with teff flour. Teff is healthy; the following nutrition facts, for uncooked teff, are obtained from the US Department of Agriculture national nutrient database SR28:
Amount Per Serving
Calories 708 Calories from Fat 41 % Daily Value* Total Fat 5g 7% Saturated Fat 1g 4% Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 23mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 141g 47% Dietary Fiber 15g 62% Sugars 4g Protein 26g Iron 82% Magnesium 89% Copper 78% Zinc 47% Phosphorus 83% Potassium 24% Calcium 35% Iron 82% Thiamin 50% Vitamin B6 47% Calcium 35% Iron 82%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
- It’s gluten-free, low-glycemic, and contains tons of minerals, fiber, and even a healthy dose of Vitamin Bs.
- It’s delicious !
Spices & Condiments
- Berbere is a mixture of Ethiopian pepper seasoned with garlic, ginger as well as many spices such as cloves, cumin seeds, and fenugreek seeds that are ground to a fine powder.
- Mitten Shiro is seasoned ground chickpeas used to make the Ethiopian Shiro dish.
Ethiopian Organic Coffee
- Ethiopia is known for the quality of its coffee beans. In fact, Arabica coffee, the finest of all coffee species, originated in Ethiopia.