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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.

Braai-Broodjies Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

South Africa grilled cheese sandwich, Braai-broodjies or barbecued sandwiches are one of South Africa’s favorite grilled cheese African recipes.

Grilled Cheese Sandwich

South African Braai-Broodjies Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe


Cheese Tomato and Onion Braai-Broodjies are delicious African food traditionally cooked over barbeque coals or a braai in South Africa. Varieties of Braai-Broodjies are endless, the classic recipe can be easily made at home and you can add goat cheese, rosemary, peppers, billabong or any of your favorite ingredients.

Try this delicious version of South African grilled cheese sandwich with your favorite cheese, tomatoes, onions and any type bread, try potato or naan bread for a modern twist.

African Grilled Cheese Braai-Broodjies Sandwich

Braai-Broodjies grilled cheese sandwiches

Braai-Broodjies grilled cheese sandwiches are a delicious African food recipe traditionally cooked over barbeque coals or a braai in South Africa.

Ingredients

4 slices naan bread

4 slices Swiss cheese

1 sliced red onion

1 sliced tomato

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon garlic powder


Directions

In a large bowl, mix onion, tomato, olive oil and garlic powder gently by hand. Place one piece of cheese on each slice of naan bread, set two slices aside. On the remaining two slices top with onion tomato mixture and then top with remaining bread. Brush both sides of the Braai-Broodjies the remaining oil in the bowl, add more oil if needed for an even coating.

Over very low coals, grill Braai-Broodjies for about 3 minutes on each side. Finding the right temperature to make the Braai-Broodjies on the grill can be tricky without burning the bread but practice makes perfect.


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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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