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Ethiopian Cooking Class and Coffee Ceremony with a Local in Addis with transfers

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    What to Expect
    Daniel and his wife Tigist are from the Oromia region of Ethiopia but love to cook dishes from around the country, so prepare to be served pan-Ethiopian cuisine. Tigist learned to cook helping her mother around the house as a child and ran her own kitchen after marrying Daniel, who has a master's degree in Social Anthropology and is a tourism professional - he's led trips around Ethiopia for over a decade!

    Daniel speaks perfect English and enjoys discussing diverse subjects from food and history to politics. He loves meeting people from different cultural backgrounds and sharing his rich heritage with them. They are blessed with three handsome boys who may join you during your experience if it's on a weekend.

    Your cooking class will take place in Daniel and Tigist’s home kitchen. During your 1.5 - 2 hour class, Tigist will show you how to make a traditional Ethiopian dish as well as how to pour and cook the perfect injera. You might learn to make shiro (chickpea or broad bean stew) or tibs (stir-fried meat with vegetables and spices) in addition to injera. You will also learn to roast coffee beans. If you're interested in learning to make an additional dish, include it in advance when making your booking - please note that it will extend the cooking time.

    You will be picked up and dropped off after your experience. Please remember to include your hotel name and address when making your booking.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    10:30am pick-up for morning experiences and 3:30pm for evening experiences. Daniel will pick you up from the concierge desk of the Addis Ababa hotel you included in your reservation.
    Duration
    4h
    Inclusions
    • Transfers (hotel pick-up and drop-off)
    • Private cooking class + meal with your host Daniel
    • Beverages
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Gratuities
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Drinks (alcoholic)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Menu may vary depending on the season
    • If any travelers in your party have any allergies, dietary restrictions or cooking preferences please advise at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Private, personalized experience
    • Please note, this is not a commercial cooking class, rather this experience is a visit into a Addis Ababa home to meet locals who are expert cooks, and share Ethiopian culture and cuisine together.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Our small group enjoyed our time in the home of this fantastic family. They were very welcoming and graciously shared parts of their culture with us. thank you so much for opening your doors to us an demonstrating how wonderful and engaging the traditions of Ethiopia are!
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    It was truly a lovely experience spending time with Daniel and Tigist in their kitchen learning how to cook Shiro Wat and injera. The food was amazing, the company even better and the coffee was magical. Thank you both for a wonderful time.
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    One of the reason we picked this class was because he picked us up. It was a little trip but worth it. Daniel was very nice and his family was a joy. He and his wife work well together and we were made to feel welcome and comfortable. The food was good we are vegetarian and they
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    I can’t recommend Daniel & Tigist’s cooking class highly enough! My husband and I took this cooking class as a part of our honeymoon. Daniel was doing another tour, so we were fortunate enough to have Yade pick us up from our AirBnB and give us the market tour. He explained
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    Daniel and his wife Tigist were warm and welcoming, and their young son who joined us was adorable and entertaining. As hobby cookers ourselves, it was a delight to watch and help Tigist prepare lunch and chat with both her and Daniel. The food was delicious, and we thoroughly
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