Injera’s health benefits drive popularity of Ethiopian bread

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Injera

A great staple of Ethiopian cuisine, injera, is now winning converts further afield. The soft and spongy flat bread made from the grain called teff is in demand from Ethiopians living in the United States. CCTV’s Daniel Ryntjes has more.

Injera’s health benefits drive popularity of Ethiopian bread

Injera’s health benefits drive popularity of Ethiopian bread

A great staple of Ethiopian cuisine, injera, is now winning converts further afield. The soft and spongy flat bread made from the grain called teff is in demand from Ethiopians living in the United States. CCTV's Daniel Ryntjes has more.

Highlights:

  • There are a quarter million Ethiopians living in the U.S.
  • The highest concentration of Ethiopians in the U.S. is around the Washington, D.C. area.
  • Some U.S. farmers are now growing teff, the grain used to make injera

  • Biruk F. Giz

    no one is allowed to farm teff with out permission except the owners