How to make Matzah Ethiopian Style in 10 steps

Passover 2013 is over. You think you’ve been working hard? Take a look at this:

Posted by Rabbi Sybil Sheridan

How to make Matzah Ethiopian Style

1.Start with a man with a stop watch.

1. Start with a man with a stopwatch

2.Shoot the breeze with your mates till the man shouts ‘Go!’

2. Shoot the breeze

3. Get to work. You have 18 minutes before the flour starts fermenting.

3. Get to work

4.  Add flour to water…

4. Add flour to water

5. …and mix thoroughly.

5. And mix flour thoroughly

6. Roll out your matzah.

6. Roll out your matzah

7. Light the stove.

7. Light the stove

8. Cooking is women’s work.

8. Cooking is women's work

9. And it gets very hot!

9. And it gets very hot

10. Eighteen minutes on – et voila! The finished product!

10. Eighteen minutes on

HAG SAMEACH!

11. That's it!

Photos taken by Rabbi Sybil Sheridan during her visit to the Gondar Jewish Community in 2011.

To view as a slideshow, click here.

Read more on Rabbi Sybil’s blog and here.

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