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

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Egyptian Aseer Asab Sugarcane Juice Drink Recipe

Sugarcane Juice Drink

Aseer asab is a sweet Egyptian drink made by pressing peeled sugarcane stalks into a sugarcane press.

Sugarcane

Drinking Raw Sugarcane Juice Interesting Sugarcane Facts and An Easy Sugarcane Drink Recipe

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Facts About SugarCane

Sugarcane is cultivated in Upper Egypt in spring and autumn each year.

Sugarcane is much sweeter than processed sugar.

Native to the warm temperate to tropical regions sugarcane is a natural sweet treat.

Sugarcane is cultivated for its natural sweet juice; there are many uses of sugar cane including the production of table and brown sugar, molasses, rum and soda.

Aseer asab is a sweet Egyptian sugarcane drink made by pressing peeled sugar cane stalks into a sugarcane press. If you don’t have a sugarcane press use sugarcane syrup. 

Sugarcane is much sweeter than processed sugar.  


Egyptian Summer Aseer Asab Sugarcane Juicer

African Recipes by The African Gourmet 

In Egypt, sugarcane “aseer asab” juice is a popular drink in Egypt.

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Ingredients: 

2 tablespoons Sugar cane syrup 

2 cups Unsweetened fruit juice 

1 squeeze Lemon 

2 ounces distilled beverage or taste 

Directions:

1. Add all ingredients into a large jar and mix well.  

2. Add ice and serve. Sugar cane syrup is a thick syrup, use in place of simple syrup as a sweetener in cocktails.


Did you know? Rum is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from sugarcane byproducts.

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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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