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Did you know?

1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. African tech startups raise billions of dollars annually, seven African start-ups were included in the World Economic Forum 2021 cohort of 100 Technology Pioneers.

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South African Indian Fiery Curry Powder Recipe

Make your own African Indian curry spice, there are more exciting spices in your food life than just salt and pepper. Make your own curry spices to sell or use at home.

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South African Indian Fiery Curry Powder Recipe

Curry comes from the Tamil word kari, or spiced sauce, which was originally a thin, soup-like, spiced dressing served in South Africa where many Indians live and work.

South African Indian Fiery Curry Powder Recipe 

 

The discovery of curry was dated between 2500BC and 2200BC, making this the earliest recorded use of either spice to be identified in India.

Curry may be the oldest continuously prepared cuisine known in human history

Yields 4 ounce jar African spice Total time from start to finish 10 minutes

 

South African Indian Fiery Curry Powder Recipe

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon ground coriander

2 teaspoons ground cumin

2 teaspoons ground turmeric

1 tablespoon red pepper flake

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon ground ginger


Directions:

Mix all ingredients well and store in airtight container away from light and heat. 

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Did you know? Known as the Spice Island, food in Africa's Zanzibar is an attraction to the culinary world. Also, The Grain Coast, Malaguetta Coast or Pepper Coast is the former name of a part of the Atlantic coast that is roughly identical with the coast of modern Liberia.


More economical easy lunch and dinner recipes to make right now so you never have to eat or prepare a boring meal again.

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Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My father and mother are historians of African culture and history and their influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

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