In my opinion, Ethiopia is one of the top contenders for the best food in the world.

Not only are the stews and sauces powerfully rich and delicious, the style of communal eating and sharing really encourages a strong culinary bond.

After you’ve read this brief introduction to Ethiopian food, you’ll know everything needed to appreciate and enjoy this exotic African cuisine.


The foundation of Ethiopian food is injera, the staple and main filler. It’s originally made from the little-known grain of teff, that comes from a grass that is exclusively grown in the Ethiopian highlands, and parts of Northern Africa.

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    Mark Wiens graduated from University and decided to travel the world. When he's not consuming street food, he can be found hikiā€¦

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