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Did you know?

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.

Best Grilled Corn on the Cob Recipe

African grilled corn on the cob recipe.

How to Grill Corn on the Cob the Right Way

By Chic African Culture

Few things are better than fresh corn on the cob except fresh grilled corn on the cob with curry and melted butter.


African grilled corn on the cob recipe.


African grilled corn on the cob recipe
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African Recipes by The African Gourmet

Roasted maize is a common grilled African street food snack found all over Africa. It is a common site to find roasted corn grilling on coals on the streets and in the markets of many African countries. 

Prep time: Cook time: Total time:

Ingredients

4 ears of fresh corn
2 teaspoons ground curry
1 tablespoon butter
¼ teaspoon salt

Directions

Place corn husks directly on medium heat grill and roast for 20 minutes or until corn is soft. Cool for 5 minutes then peel down the husks and use as a handle when eating. 

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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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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My father and mother are historians of African culture and history and their influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

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