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Bringing Ethiopia into Israeli cuisine

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May 22, 2014 12:22

A new cookbook brings the healthy and spicy cuisine of the African continent home.

Sewesa Desta

Sewesa Desta. (photo credit:Courtesy)

Sewesa Desta recalls being in Washington several years ago and going to Georgetown, the preening suburb of the capital across the Potomac in Virginia and a sort of foodie mecca. Nestled among the shops was an Ethiopian restaurant.

“That one is very nice, because it has a good reception. They make good food; they are not interested only in selling drinks. Here, most of the people who go to the [Ethiopian] restaurants go to drink.”

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