Wednesday, August 24, 2016

A coffee break, Ethiopian style

Dawit Leake /
Coffee, anyone? Enjoy it the traditional Ethiopian way with freshly roasted beans and flowers for decoration.

Dawit Leake /
Roasted coffee beans on a traditional roasting tray called a biremitad.
Dawit Leake /
A traditional Ethiopian coffee set-up. In the foreground there is a tray of popcorn, which is called fandisha in Amharic, the national language of Ethiopia. In the upper left is the traditional coffee pot, or gebena, and in the upper right a rekebot, or small table to put the cups on.
Dawit Leake /
One more view of the set-up from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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