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  It’s very hard to stop eating quategna. Seriously. The spicy, buttery and crispy snack is simple Ethiopian comfort food beloved by both children and mothers who can whip it up quickly over a hot fire with ingredients found in … Continue reading


Like most of East Africa, Ethiopia has many eastern influences on its food culture. Samosas, a snack from the near and far east are common street food in Addis Ababa. Around 5pm tiny mobile kitchens set up fryers on the … Continue reading


Students were clustered around this friendly fried snack dispenser parked in front of the University, just about 5pm in the afternoon. Offerings included chocolate frosted donuts, potato chips and various bits of fried dough probably made from wheat, chickpea or … Continue reading