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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: 54gene, mPharma, Cambridge Industries, FlexFinTx, Kuda, Moringa School and Sokowatch.

North African and Indian South African Ghee Recipe

North African and Indian South African Ghee Recipe

Clarified Butter, Ghee Recipe
Ghee is a clarified butter without any solid milk particles or water. Ghee is used in daily cooking throughout South Africa, Algeria, Egypt, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (Libya), Morocco, Sudan, and Tunisia.

African Ghee Recipe

Our Ghee recipe enriches the flavors of both sweet and savory North African and Indian South African foods.


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Ghee can be used in place of butter and is perfect for use as a cooking oil.

North and South African Ghee

African Ghee Recipe

African recipes by African Gourmet

Ghee is a traditional North African and Southern African preparation of clarified butter

Prep time: Cook time: Total time:   Yield about 1 ½ cups

Ingredients

2 cups unsalted butter


Directions

Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat and bring to boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low and simmer 6-7 minutes. Remove from the heat and skim the solids from the butter. When a second foam forms on top of butter, and the butter turns golden brown the ghee is ready. Strain the ghee using cheesecloth and store in airtight container.




Did you know?
Ghee is a clarified butter photo by Chiot's RunThere is no better way to understand a culture than through its food. Food bonds families, friends, and communities as well as giving everyday nourishment. African cooking is an oral tradition and traditional recipes were handed down by word of mouth rather than writing a recipe.

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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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