The Ethiopian Culinary Adventures Continue

I continued my learning of Ethiopian cuisine by attempting to make my favorite: shiro. Again I was getting tenuous instructions from the boyfriend. But at the end of it all my dish turned out all right. Just needed some garlic and maybe another small tomato. Anyway, dessert was some more gluten free baked goods retrieved…

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My First Stab at Cooking Ethiopian

Dating an Ethiopian man, whose friends are all Ethiopian (almost exclusively), means I’ve eaten a LOT of Ethiopian food. Mind you they don’t really cook it being that they’re all men and they have wonderful mothers who cooked for them all the time, and still do. So other than the chopping of raw meat and…

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Lamb Neck Pot Roast

Lamb Neck Pot Roast Ingredients: Whatever size lamb neck sweet potatoes, chopped carrots, chopped garlic rosemary red wine onions (I used the green onions I had) Instructions: Coat the lamb neck in a little flour (I used coconut flour) and brown it on all sides Sautee the garlic, onions, and rosemary in a little oil…

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Cooking for Christmas in Cape Town

Ok, so I love cooking, and I usually help make something for Thanksgiving or Xmas dinner, but I have NEVER, cooked the entire meal by myself, let alone for 8 people. So this xmas was definitely a first. Complicating the situation was wanting to cook a traditional (my family’s traditions that is) dinner in another…

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