Berbere spice is an aromatic and flavorful spice blend from Ethiopia that I love to cook with. You can add it to anything; meats, vegetables, rice, lentils, etc. It was so good I bought some immediately after trying it for the first time. Berbere is available online, specialty food markets, spice stores or you can make your own. I’m not that ambitious (yet!) so have my trusty jar.
I roast a chicken every other week because it provides so many meals beyond a single chicken dinner. I had the butcher remove the backbone on this one which I will save to make stock later. Continue reading