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Regularly beset by drought and famine, Ethiopia is known more for emergency food rations than its own gastronomic fare. Yet the country has one of the most diverse and mouth-watering cuisines in Africa. A great place to sample the range of dishes is the Fasika National Restaurant, tel: (251) 1 509 912, located in a maze of dusty side streets off Bole Road in the capital, Addis Ababa. The food is served on injera, a large piece of flat bread made from tef, a grain unique to the region. Injera may look like foam rubber, but its slightly sour taste...

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