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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. 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.

Pumpkin Sweetbreads South African Bredie Stew

Pumpkin Sweetbreads South African Bredie Stew
South African Sweetbread Food Recipe



Pumpkin Sweetbread Bredie Stew Recipe

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Pumpkin Sweetbread Bredie Stew Recipe
What are Sweetbreads? Despite the alluring name, Sweetbreads are not sweet and contain no pieces of bread. Sweetbreads are offal meats or organ meats, the thymus and pancreas from veal and lamb, beef and pork.

Pumpkin Sweetbreads Bredie Stew Recipe

Serves 4
African food



Sweetbreads are available from respectable butchers.

Ingredients    
2 pounds veal sweetbreads soaked for two hours and rinsed well
1 cup canned puree pumpkin
1 cup any sliced mushrooms
1 small onion diced
1 cup sliced tomatoes
11/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoon butter
11/2 cup cream
4 cups water

Directions
Take all the fat off sweetbreads; throw into boiling water; add one teaspoonful of salt and simmer 20 minutes, remove all skin and pick to medium size pieces. Put a tablespoonful of butter in a separate pan and let melt, add flour, onion, and tomatoes then water and cream; stir until it boils, add sweetbreads, pumpkin and mushrooms salt and a little pepper. Simmer 15 minutes. Serve warm.




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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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