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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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Africa Sole Food | Cow Foot Stew Recipe

How do you cook a cow foot? Easy Cow foot stew recipe is a spicy thick delicacy which cow foot is slowly stewed until tender. Cow foot stew may not sound appetizing, but when slowly simmered it is delicious.





Cow foot is quite tough; you may be able to buy calf foot which is more tender. But if you add a tablespoon of vinegar or meat tenderizer to the stew the cow foot will cook faster. Cow foot makes a thick delicious broth that has a lot of collagen and gelatin. Nigerian Cow foot stew is spicy, but there is nothing to stop you from adjusting the heat to suit your taste.


Cow Foot Stew Recipe

Cow foot stew recipe is a spicy thick delicacy which cow foot is slowly stewed until tender.


Ingredients
1 cow foot cut up into pieces
6 cups water
2 cups baby carrots or sliced carrots
2 chopped onions
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 large tomato diced
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon red pepper
1 hot pepper sliced
Juice of one lemon or 1 tablespoon vinegar

Directions
In a large pot add cow foot, water and lemon or vinegar. Simmer together slowly until cow foot is tender 2 1/2 hours. Add remaining ingredients simmer 1 hour. Serve with rice.

Cow feet recipes are high in fat and cholesterol but a delicious indulgence to have occasionally.

Cow Feet Stew

Serving Size 4 oz. or about ½ cup
Calories 310
Fat 25 grams
Protein 20 grams
Cholesterol 75 mg


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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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