Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Tej (Ethiopian Honey Wine) Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Tej (Ethiopian Honey Wine)

    1/1 Photo of Tej (Ethiopian Honey Wine)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    10 mins

    10 mins

    0 mins

    Jessica K's Note:

    Tej is a wine made from fermented honey and a special kind of hops called gesho. It is similar to mead, this is a shorcut way to make it. Ethiopians believe tej was the wine used for a toast between the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon. from what4eats.com For zaar world tour 2006!

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4-6

    Yield:

    pitcher

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Stir all ingredients together until well blended. serve well chilled.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 20, 2013

      15

      While this looks like a tasty wine drink, and even a quick approximation of mead, it is missing a vital component of Tej: Gesho. Tej is closer to an ale than most meads. Ales are made with sweet grain sugars and bitter hops to balance the sweetness. Tej is a honey wine made with gesho, the leaves and stems of and Ethiopian thorn bush. It's a bitter herb that counters some of the sweetness from the honey to create a more balanced and complex drink. Tej traditionally uses the wild yeast naturally found in the air of the person brewing it. It is also bottled while it is still fermenting, so the flavors continue to develop after bottling. This means that no two household's Tej, or even two indibidual bottles, will taste the same. Tej does happen to be an incredibly simple mead to brew. Most Tej is made in small batches on kitchen counters in Ethiopia.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on July 31, 2010

      55

      I LOVE this recipe--always a big hit when I have the girls over.

      Check out my post on other white wine mixers @ http://trumi.net/conscientious-hedonism/white-wine-heaven-sweet-and-easy-make-mixers

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on August 20, 2008

      55

      We made this with Rhine. It actually did taste alot like mead. We had it on a very hot day and it was wonderfully refreshing.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No

    Read All Reviews (11)

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Tej (Ethiopian Honey Wine)

    Serving Size: 1 (171 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 162.0
     
    Calories from Fat 0
    %
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 9.1 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 20.5 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 18.5 g
    74%
    Protein 0.1 g
    0%

    Ideas from Food.com

    “Everything

    Everything Holidays

    Pop a bottle, cook some special dishes and celebrate the season.

    Advertisement


    Food.com Network of Sites

    • Mexican Recipes
    • Chinese Recipes
    • Australian Recipes
    • Breakfast Recipes
    • Greek Recipes
    • Restaurant Recipes
    • Italian Recipes
    • Christmas Recipes
    • Thanksgiving Recipes
    • Southern Recipes
    • Dessert Recipes
    • Deep Fried Recipes
    • Thai Recipes
    • Low Cholesterol Recipes
    • Indian Recipes
    • Healthy Recipes
    • Meatloaf Recipes