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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: 54gene, mPharma, Cambridge Industries, FlexFinTx, Kuda, Moringa School and Sokowatch.

Fish Sorrel Recipe

Sorrel Fish
Fishing for a new fish recipe try sorrel fish recipe that has a lemony taste.


Sorrel
The description of Sierra Leone sour sour or fish sorrel stew is accurate because the sorrel leaves have a very intense lemon flavor.


How to make Fish Sorrel 

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African food recipe
 A very common dish in Sierra Leone is fufu served with sour sour, also known as sorrel, a wild leafy vegetable with a tart flavor.
Sierra Leone fish sorrel is tangy and loaded with sorrel vegetables. Sour sour or fishy sorrel has a very intense lemon flavor..

Sorrel Fish Recipe

Serves 4

African food
Stew
Nutrition facts: 110 calories, 1 gram fat

Ingredients
1 bunch of sorrel leaves, washed and chopped
3 dry any type of fish
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
Water to cover
Salt and pepper to your liking


Directions
Remove the stalks from the sorrel. Wash the leaves and cook them with a little water, changing the water a few times to help reduce the sourness. Pound the cooked sorrel into a paste, and squeeze out excess liquid. Put the fish in a pot and cover with water. Add the sorrel and season with salt and pepper before bringing to a boil and cooking for 5-10 minutes. Serve with fufu.

Sorrel plant

Sorrel plant uses: There are several uses of sorrel in the preparation of food including a garnish, a tart flavoring agent, a salad green, and a curdling agent for cheese. The leaves have a lemony, tangy or nicely tart flavor. Blueberry farmers are familiar with the weed because it thrives in the same conditions under which blueberries are cultivated.

Scientific name: Rumex acetosella

Alternative uses: In Kenya among the Marakwet Community sorrel is known as kibongbong and is a perennial herbaceous plant whose tubers are used to treat hypertension, and diabetes.

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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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