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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.

Cassava Leaves Recipe

Cassava Leaves Recipe

Best vegetarian stew cassava leaves recipe
Cassava Leaves Recipe With Homemade Curry Sauce has everything you love about vegetarian African cooking.

Cooking Cassava Stew With Homemade Curry Sauce



African Food Cassava Leaves Recipe

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Cassava leaves recipe is a quick and easy African food meal to make during the weekday. Fragrant eight spice curry powder recipe adds a unique flavor to the cassava stew dish.

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Ingredients
1 large cassava peeled and diced
3 green bananas cut in half
2 medium carrots, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1 green pepper seeded and diced
1 large red tomato, diced
1 large green tomato, diced
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons homemade ground curry powder
2 cups coconut milk
Water for boiling

Homemade Curry Powder Spice Recipe
Ingredients
1 teaspoon coriander
1 teaspoon ground caraway
1 teaspoon of black pepper
1 teaspoon of red pepper
6 teaspoons of turmeric
1 teaspoon of cloves
4 teaspoons of cinnamon
1 teaspoon cardamom

Directions for curry spice

Mix well in an airtight container and store in a cool dry place, do not refrigerate. 

Directions for cassava stew
Cut off both ends of the unpeeled bananas and place in boiling salted water for 20 minutes. Remove the bananas and discard skins and drain water from the pot. Add lemon juice to water and add remaining ingredients to a large pot. Simmer for 15 minutes or until bananas and cassava are tender. Serve with fufu.




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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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