Category Archives: Food and drinks

Baskeet Coffee. Part 2: Bean Coffee

The Baskeet people in South Ethiopia produce two different types of coffee: leaf coffee and bean coffee. Leaf coffee has been introduced in my last blogpost, here’s part 2 about bean coffee. The Baskeet word aap has several meanings, among … Continue reading

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Baskeet Coffee. Part 1: Leaf Coffee

On every Baskeet farm, a small section is covered with coffee trees. The trees provide coffee leaves and coffee beans, and, of course, wood when they are felled. They also offer shade to other plants growing underneath. The picture below … Continue reading

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Sharing meat

On the 11th of September 2012, the beginning of the year 2005 was celebrated in Ethiopia. Next week on the 27th of September, Orthodox Christians will celebrate the Meskel (mäsk’äl) holiday. Unlike in other areas in the South of Ethiopia … Continue reading

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