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Bunna – The Ethiopian Way

Guest Blog by Djalene Temesgen I started drinking bunna (Amharic for coffee) when I was 18 years old. Late? I know. That is because my parents thought of coffee as addictive and wanted to spare me. But I managed to steal a sip or two behind their backs, and I knew that I would start […]

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Barista training, Cupping and Roasting…what more could you ask for in a day?

What a great day. After a breakfast of Ethiopian-style spicy scrambled eggs, and whole grain wheat pilaf (kinche) we visited Moplaco Plc, based in Addis Ababa, and joined a group of three from Spain, a coffee importer, a roaster and a master barista.  We then had the chance to observe Moplaco staff receiving barista training […]

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