Meghan has helped produce an incredible new cookbook. It is a resource that is invaluable to adoptive families with children from Ethiopia. You will easily be able to make your kids one of their favorite things- Injera.
I was quite intimidated by the idea. I knew there was some fermenting involved, and special pans, and days upon days of preparations. Not so much. Easy, Peasy. Yummy, Delicious. Steven was the main chef, I was the sous chef. It was so easy, I'd be surprised if Meazi isn't making it by herself by the end of the school year.
Last Thursday night, after the kids and I fell asleep, Steven prepared the batter.
Maskal brand teff, just the brown kind. I believe the recipe calls for a mixture, but he just used the brown. (Remarkably this teff flour belonged to Chris. He took it from her home after she died).
We tucked it in an open space on our very cluttered counter.
On Memorial Day, Steven added the hot water, which you have to do six to eight hours before you want to start making the bread.
Our dear friends came over with their brand new Injera pan around 4:00 pm. Steven treated the pan with salt.
This Bethany pan would suffice). We didn't have a lid, so we just used one from another one of Heather's frying pans.
Here we go...
Here is a lovely article about Meghan, Mulu, and their book. All proceeds go to building and improving health clinics in Ethiopia. Great idea. Invaluable resource. Delicious injera. Here's the link again.