Ethiopian Lamb Stew (Beg Wot)

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Not much more than onion, meat and spice come together to make a spectacular stew Not much more than onion, meat and spice come together to make a spectacular stew

When I was only a teenager I started collecting my favourite recipes in a little book. I wrote down any exciting new discoveries and all the old family favourties. But then a few years ago, my car was broken into and my suitcase stolen – the worst thing was that it had my recipe book in it!

It still makes me sad to think that I will never recover those recipes again: I will never taste that Indonesian dish of poached mackerel in coconut milk – a recipe from friend from long ago and far away. I will never make that amazing chicken salad again – a treasured recipe I managed to coax out of a colleague after much begging.

At the same time, had I not lost my recipe book I would have never…

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2 responses to “Ethiopian Lamb Stew (Beg Wot)

  1. Thank you so much for reblogging my (or my mom’s – to be more accurate) recipe. And what a fabulous blog you have! Looking forward to your next post already

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