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Unleavened: Humility and Injera

Not too long ago, when I was a child, tikur injera (organic bread) and shiro (Ethiopian food) were looked upon as deha megeb (poor people’s food). What was desired was nech injera (enriched bread) and the best cuts of meats. To the poor, food was a means of nourishment, to the wealthy and the upper crust of society, food was a means of stature and symbol. Then a funny thing occurred, tikur injera became en…