ethiopia

COLLEGE

This College Course Teaches Students About War and Peace Through Food

Field trips to restaurants that serve food from other nations shows that breaking bread is about more than just, well, bread.
Matthew Kruchak
9.15.17
coffee

Market Experts Say We Could Be Running Out of Coffee

According to market analysts, Britain’s increased consumption of coffee has created a “structural imbalance” between supply and demand that could lead to an imminent coffee shortage.
Phoebe Hurst
1.4.16
ethiopia

Ful Medames Is an All-in-One Breakfast and Hangover Cure

Hailing from Egypt and popular across east Africa and the Middle East, ful medames is a mix of stewed and spiced fava beans, eaten by many Ethiopians for breakfast (or as a midweek hangover cure.)
Jay Court
12.23.15
Booze

Tasting the Highs and Lows of Ethiopian Honey Wine

Tej is Ethiopian mead—a honey wine flavored with a hops-like herb and often made at home or at tej houses. The stuff for tourists is sweet and smooth, but real-deal tej carries notes of diesel.
Ilan Ben Zion
11.30.15
MODEL

What It’s Like to Eat as a Miss Universe Contestant

In 2012, I won Miss Finland. During Miss Universe, we all stayed in the same hotel but our meals weren’t planned for us—it was up to us how competitive we wanted to be.
Sara Chafak
9.23.15
farming

This Urban Mushroom Farm Wants to Start a Biological Revolution

Combining aquaponics and hydroponics, mushroom production in Manchester’s Biospheric Studio will be completely self-sustainable, something that could change the way we access food in cities.
Lucy Lovell
9.21.15
coffee

Jebena Buna Is the Only Way to Drink Ethiopian Coffee

After drinking my third cup in jebena buna, a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony, my head is buzzing and my eyes are watering from the frankincense smoke wafting into my face.
Colin Cosier
6.22.15
Lebanon

Migrant Workers Are Bringing a Taste of Home to Beirut

Lebanon’s migrant workers have limited freedoms, make little money, and endure systemic racism. But one Sri Lankan domestic worker is rising above that by training with Lebanese chefs and showcasing her homemade cuisine at an upscale restaurant.
Anna Lekas Miller
3.30.15
ethiopia

Ethiopians Are Risking Salmonella to Eat Raw Meat Delicacies

As the wealth of Addis Ababa grows, so too does the appetite for raw meat, especially on Easter Sunday. Many Ethiopians mark the end of the fasting season with kitfo, a dish consisting of raw minced ox meat.
Jay Court
3.28.15
ethiopia

Chasing Coffee in Ethiopia: Hyenas Give the Best Goodbyes

At the end of our coffee-sourcing trip in Ethiopia, we drove through the capitol city that had transformed into a sea of saddened World Cup fans. Ethiopia had just lost to Nigeria. Luckily, before our flight home we were introduced to a pack of wild...
Ashton Goggans
7.9.14
ethiopia

Chasing Coffee in Ethiopia: Part Four

We headed into the mountains outside of Jimma to check out some coffee washing stations, but when we got to the place where the dirt bikes were supposed to be, there were no dirt bikes—just a muddy road that ran down into a valley.
Ashton Goggans
7.5.14
ethiopia

Chasing Coffee in Ethiopia: Part Three

On our coffee-sourcing journey through the southwestern highlands of Ethiopia, we visited a series of coffee washing stations to collect samples for cupping and roasting. But on our way there, we had a brush with death that changed the course of our...
Ashton Goggans
6.22.14
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