Ethiopia, like many developing countries, is lacking in many of the amenities taken for granted in the first world. Clinic at a Time is a group devoted to helping people in Ethiopia gain access to basic health care services and education. You can learn more about them on their site, or their Facebook page.
They will be holding an event in Lawrenceville, GA next month, Saturday May 18th. Anyone can donate, and people in the Atlanta area can attend. Find more information here, and ask them questions directly on the Facebook page they set up for the event.
The event will include an auction with things like artwork, tickets to entertaining venues, and Teff! 100% of proceeds will help them to reach their goal, the construction of a birthing center in Bichena, Ethiopia.
Injera, the traditional Ethiopian flatbread, is undoubtedly still the most common use for teff, even in the US.
We previously featured this recipe for a modified approach to making injera with a less lengthy process, but now we’d like to share some well laid out instructions for making traditional injera courtesy of Mary Ostyn.
Mary is a local blogger and friend to The Teff Company with a strong Ethiopian connection. She and her family have adopted four Ethiopian girls, which you can read about on her blog.
Her recipe uses half teff flour and half wheat flour, but can be easily adapted to 100% teff for those with gluten allergies.
The Teff Company is very excited to publish two recipes created by Laura Shoemaker from the Flying M Coffeegarage.
So far, Laura has created two recipes using our Teff Flour:
Banana (or Pumpkin) Teff Energy Bars
Raspberry Teff Muffins
Both of these recipes are gluten free and vegan and both items can be periodically found in the pastry case at Flying M’s Coffeegarage location.
We look forward to continuing to work with Laura and bringing you her tasty creations.
Baked goods are certainly one of the most missed parts of a meal for those on a gluten free diet, but baking delicious snacks without gluten is far from impossible!
Opera Girl Cooks shows one example of whats possible with this recipe for Russian bread, using ivory teff flour.
Of course, no meal is complete without dessert, and she has that covered as well with gluten free, vegan peanut butter cookies.
For those of you wanting to make a gluten-free whole-grain flour mix using teff read
this post on Gluten Free Girl.
Shauna has been coming up with helpful gluten free recipes and recommendations since she discovered she was gluten intolerant in 2005.
See what she had to say about teff all the way back then!
Girl Cooks World is an extensive gluten-free food blog with an interesting recipe for a non-traditional injera, the Ethiopian flat bread served with all meals.
Additionally there are several recipes for Ethiopian dishes like Doro W’et and Spicy Red Lentils that go perfectly with injera.
Also, try this recipe for a simple teff porridge with extras to liven up the flavor!
You can also follow Girl Cooks World on Facebook.
For anything you have ever wanted to know about Ethiopian food
With the Completion of our new site, we will be using this blog section to bring you teff related content that we feel you may find interesting so check back each time you order!
To kick it off, here is a recipe for some delicious looking gluten free teff brownies. It was created by Nicole Wang of WildFlours.
Find the recipe here, and explore her site for several other recipes that use teff and othe gluten free ingredients.
The Teff Company takes the phrase “you are what you eat” literally. That is why we supply teff: the staple food of some of the best runners in the world. It is not a coincidence that these athletes often come from Ethiopia, the land where teff is a significant portion of the daily diet.
Of the 56 medals available in major athletics championships from 2000 to 2003 (Olympic Games and IAAF World Championships) at marathon, 10,000 meter and 5,000 meter distances, 26 were won by athletes from Ethiopia.