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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. The Republic of the Congo is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa.

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Best Ever Tatale Fried Plantain Recipe

Tatale Fried Plantain Fritters Recipe
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Tatale fried plantains are golden crispy fried deliciousness and is a favorite street food of Ghana Africa.

Plantain is a staple food throughout Africa that is eaten when green or unripe, yellow or ripe and yellowish brown or over ripe. Ghanian Tatale are made from overripe plantains.

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When mashed and fried into crisp savory fritters called Tatale, it is tasty proof that there are so many ways to cook plantains.

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 Ghanian Tatale are made from over ripe plantains
Plantains are popular and plentiful in Ghana as they are one of the top producer in West Africa. All you need is seven ingredients, oil for frying and 5 minutes to make the ultimate crispy Tatale fried plantains.


Tatale Fried Plantain Recipe

Serves 4
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All you need is seven ingredients, oil for frying and 5 minutes to make the ultimate crispy Tatale fried plantain fritters.

Fried Plantain Recipe


Ingredients:   
2ripe yellow plantains
1largeegg
1/2cupflour   
1 teaspoononion powder
1 teaspoongarlicsalt
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 choppedhot pepper
Oil for frying

Directions:

In a large frying pan, heat 1 inch of vegetable oil on medium-highheat. Peel and mash plantains until it resembles a thick paste. Add remaining ingredients. Drop by teaspoonfuls into hot oil,fry until golden brown, about 1 ½ -2 minutes on each side. Remove fritter from oil and drain on a paper towel.

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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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