Posho and Beans

At Kibebe Primary School and almost every other primary school in Uganda, ‘posho and beans’ is the lunchtime meal, eaten by everyone, every day of the week, for as long as anyone can remember. Posho is a Ugandan staple, made by ‘mingling’ maize flour with water until it becomes something that resembles a solid lump of…

How to make injera, Mulu Ecolodge style

  Sili and Kalima in the kitchen at Mulu Ecolodge This blog is about the most famous Ethiopian cuisine – the ‘injera’. Nailing down a recipe for injera has been surprisingly tough, whenever I have asked people about exact quantities or timings, the response has been frustratingly vague, “you just know” or “you have to…

Goshe’s (wife’s) Lamb Tibs

  Goshe, who was in charge of keeping us alive and out of trouble during our trek This recipe comes from a man called Goshe, who acted as our ‘scout’ for the 250km trek we did in the Ethiopian Highlands and was, as far as I could tell, an absolute hero. Goshe was one of…