Berbere is an essential spice blend used all over Ethiopia and Eritrea. It is hot. spicy, aromatic and a wonderful all purpose seasoning.
Sprinkle it on meats, fish or salad, use as a rub for a barbecue, make a heart-warming stew or casserole - its uses are limited only by your imagination!
Travelling across East Africa, many different versions will be available, but certain spices will be found in common in all - fenugreek, cardamom, chilli, ginger, allspice. It is a delicious spice mix, guaranteed to set those taste buds tingling! Enjoy!