In Africa, eating is a whole social event for the family and friends. The preparations that take a large part of the day, the women do. But consuming the meal is a real family affair. The dishes are served together on a large scale so that potential guests can sit quietly. Usually eaten with the fingers. For the food but also afterwards everyone washes their hands therefore. The main courses are usually prepared with pepper. Due to beneficial effects attributed to it (it purifies the blood) The food may properly be spicy. But Pub Ibis, you can add to taste the extra Ethiopian pepper.