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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.

Homemade Breadfruit French-Fries

Use breadfruit as a potato substitute for French-fries, select a firm to the touch breadfruit. French-fried breadfruit has a taste similar to potatoes.

Homemade Breadfruit French-Fries

The breadfruit flesh is firm and creamy white or pale yellow. Breadfruits are large, cantaloupe-sized fruit, usually yellow-green in color, with hard, starchy white flesh similar to a potato. Skin texture ranges from smooth to rough to spiny. Breadfruit is enjoyed and grows throughout Tropical Africa.

Homemade Breadfruit French-Fries

Serve fresh hot breadfruit fries with ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, cheese chili, the choices are endless. Tip: Treat breadfruit as you would a potato.


Use breadfruit as a potato substitute for French-fries, select a firm to the touch breadfruit. Use breadfruit as a potato substitute for French-fries, select a firm to the touch breadfruit.



Ingredients     
Peeled breadfruit 1 whole   
Vegetable oil: 2 cups for frying
Salt: desired amount


Directions

In a large frying pan add oil until it reaches 300 degrees or is hot enough to your liking if you are an expert French fryer. Peel the breadfruit; remove the core, cut into French fry-sized strips and add in a small amount to the oil. Fry for 5 to 6 minutes, turning occasionally until golden brown. Transfer to paper towels, season with salt and serve with ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, cheese chili, the choices are endless.



Did you Know

According to tropical breadfruit, the following countries are suitable for the cultivation of breadfruit based on temperature and rainfall.


Breadfruit potential and currently growing African Countries
Breadfruit potential and currently growing African Countries


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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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