If you’ve been keeping up with our recent blogs, you will be aware of the positive effect enset has for farmers in Ethiopia who are part of Ripple Effect projects. Enset is a vital source of food, resources and provides a source of income.
The good news is you can now bring the benefits of enset to your own kitchen! With this handy recipe guide, you can enjoy kocho and an array of accompanying traditional side dishes.
Kocho is an Ethiopian flatbread that can be served with other dishes. It is made from the scraped leaf sheath fibre and pulverised corm of the enset plant. Kocho can be stored underground from three months to twelve months, making it a ready source of nutrition during periods of food scarcity. Kocho is typically used as a utensil to scoop up other foods. Using your right hand to do this is most polite in Ethiopian culture!
All these recipes have been kindly provided by TheEthiopianFood.com. The Ethiopian Food is an online platform dedicated to promoting Ethiopian Food, Ethiopian Restaurants from around the world, as well as all tips and guides packed full of information.