What is the Ethiopian herb in coffee?

Complementary Spices:

While tena’adam is the traditional choice, explore other aromatic herbs that might complement your coffee. Cardamom pods, a touch of dried lavender, or even a sprinkle of freshly grated citrus zest can add unique twists to your coffee experience.


Tena’adam is all about enhancing the aroma, not necessarily adding a strong flavor to the coffee itself. Experiment with different amounts and techniques to find what works best for your preference.

Tena’adam is a unique element of Ethiopian coffee culture. While its availability outside Ethiopia might be limited, understanding its role and exploring ways to incorporate its essence into your coffee ritual can elevate your daily cup into a more mindful and sensory experience.