Daniel J. Mesfin
Exotic Ethiopian Cooking
Daniel Jote Mesfin, authored "Exotic Ethiopian Cooking: Society, Culture, and Hospitality Tradition in Ethiopia"
Published: 1987, March 1994
"...This book ( Exotic Ethiopian Cooking: Society, Culture, Hospitality & Traditions ) is by no means exhaustive. But I hope it will offer a taste of Ethiopia and give a true meaning to the adage "variety is the spice of life" by virtue of its cultural diversity.
Being ancient may not be a qualification per se or even flattering at times, but in Ethiopia's case it is. Longevity and continuity of values have produced a unique cultural pattern and an enigmatic mentality that have not ceased to fascinate and intrigue the most intrepid observers since time immemorial ..."
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In the early 1960s he was teaching at Haile Sellassie University (Addis Ababa) and has international development experience in Ethiopia, Uganda, India and Nigeria where he was involved in starting several World Bank sponsored rural development programs. He is a Founding Board Member of the North American-Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce.
Shlomo was the Founder and President of Environmental Resources Group, a consulting firm that studied the local and regional environmental impact of economic development projects. He has worked as a consultant to firms bringing new environmental technologies to market, with a focus on renewable energy, energy conservation and pollution reduction.
Shlomo founded the East Africa Forum, the pre-eminent news and information service focusing on the region. He is well known in the Ethiopian diaspora as a respected friend of the country. >> more
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