Informative Essay About Ethiopian Food

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I think I eat more healthy here, at least than when growing up. When I was growing up, my dad had a large influence over what we ate. My Dad is English and he is meat, potatoes and cream sauce every night. My mom is quite healthy and she would like make herself a salad and then make a meal for us. When I went vegan, my mom stopped cooking because I would eat this, my mom would eat this and my dad would eat this.

Now when I go home, I usually just cook really simple things for myself because I am too lazy to spend too much time on cooking just for me. I will just make some tofu or something simple, but definitely between growing up and now, I eat much healthier.

Hannah: Any big changes for any of you, in terms of culture, or big dietary
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Nabil: That is a great questions. It has lots of different influences and it just depends. Most of the time when you ask for Ethiopian food and when you go to Ethiopia, there is actually little Ethiopian that I like, so if you can there. It is actually really vegan friendly.

Georgie: I heard that and my friend who is Vegan went there and said it’s a plate full of veggies.

Nabil: Yeah and we typically eat together, so it will be like a big circle with what you call bread, but we see it differently and call it Injera and that is like our bread and pita kind of thing. It is thinner and a little bit sour. You put all different vegetables and sauces on it and then you break the bread and wrap it in the sauce or whatever you want and just eat. You can kind of relate it to Indian food because you have the similar kind of sauces and everything.

A little bit of influence from the Mediterranean. The city I grew up in in Ethiopia, we had Greeks, Italians, Indians and all of that stuff and my family is mixed with all of that. My version of Ethiopian food is different than most of Ethiopians, but typically that is what you will get and it is delicious and, I would say that it is one of the best foods, but I am

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