How to Make Shimbra Asa

Today’s recipe is my all-time favorite non-meat/vegan stew. It’s truly the doro wot of vegan meals, as it requires just as much onion, oil, and berbere as doro. How to make the Asa Those of you who watch my “Learn Amharic” series would recognize that the word “asa” means fish; however, this recipe is tagged…

How to Make Tikil Gomen

Today’s recipe is Tikil Gomen. Tikil Gomen is one of my favorite side dishes, as it can be eaten with any spicy wot. However, it could also be eaten alone. It consists of jalapeno peppers that give it a certain kick that’s not overpowering or even spicy, in my opinion. Ingredients 1 head of cabbage….

How to Make Green Lentil Soup

Sometimes you need a little soup in your life. Whether it’s because you need a quick meal or you’re feeling a bit down, soups are a great meal for every occasion. My favorite soup, by far, is green lentil soup. It’s delicious and filling! Ingredients 1.5 cups of cooked green lentils. Half an onion. 1/2…

How to make Alicha Ater Kik

Today’s recipe will be a mild dish— great for those who dislike spicier stews or to be served as a side dish to another spicy stew. Ingredients ½ cup of cooking oil of your choice Half of medium onion 2 tsp of ginger and garlic mix. The mixture should be 1 tsp of ginger and…

How to make Fasolia (Green beans)

Today’s recipe is another one of my favorite recipes; it’s called fasolia or fosolia, and the main ingredient is green beans. It can be a quick side dish that you can eat at lunch or dinner time. Ingredients ¾ of a cup of any cooking oil. In my video, I used vegetable oil. ½ of…

How to make Kosta (Bok Choy)

Sometimes we need a recipe that’s a bit green, and my favorite “green” vegetable is Bok choy or in Amharic Kosta. It’s super easy to make and super delicious. Ingredients 1 small onion or ½ of a large onion. 150 ml of any cooking oil. 150 ml is approximately .63 cups. 1 tbsp of ginger…

How to make key (spicy) Shiro

Welcome back, everyone. Today’s recipe will be another Shiro recipe; the difference between last week’s and this week’s recipe is that this one will be spicier. Before we get started, I would like to point out that Nech (white) and Mitin (nech Shiro mixed with berbere) can be used. If you are using Mitin Shiro,…

Welcome

Welcome, my name is Madeline, and this is an introductory post to my blog. Blogging is something I’m quite familiar with since I’ve been doing it for four years, but I never had a cooking blog. I’m also a very small Youtuber. On YouTube, I teach Amharic. To diversify my content on YouTube, I’m starting…

How to make Alicha Shiro

For those of you who don’t know, Ethiopian Christians are currently fasting which means vegan dishes are a must to one’s diet. One of the easiest Ethiopian recipes that you can make is shiro. In today’s post, we’ll learn how to make alicha shiro. Alicha=mild. So, this shiro is not going to be spicy (hot)….