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

Non-Alcoholic Beverage Gooseberry Fruit Cordial Recipe

Best Fruit Cordial Beverage Recipe

Gooseberry fruit cordial is a delicious beverage with a unique strawberry, tomato pineapple like blend taste.


Gooseberry Fruit Legends
Gooseberry, which derives its name from the Anglo-Saxon word crós, a curl, German kraus, and Old Dutch kroes. Gooseberries were also named Feaberry, Dewberry and Wineberry. Except if you are a sailor, to dream of ripe Gooseberries is considered as a fortunate sign. It forecasts prosperity, a faithful significant other, many children, and success of your goals. To the sailor, to dream of Gooseberries, indicates dangers in the next sea voyage.

Non-Alcoholic Beverage Gooseberry Fruit Cordial Recipe

Make bottles full of excellent gooseberry fruit cordials.


Non-Alcoholic Beverage Gooseberry fruit Cordial Recipe


Ingredients
3 cups fresh or frozen gooseberries
1/2 cups fresh or frozen strawberries
4 cups granulated sugar
2 oz citric acid
7 cups of water

Directions
Place the sugar into a large saucepan. Pour the boiling water over the sugar and stir until dissolved, leave to cool. Add the citric acid and stir, then finally add gooseberries to the water and stir again. Cover with a clean cloth and leave to steep for 48 hours. Strain through a clean fine muslin cloth into a clean bowl. Using a funnel, fill bottles and seal and store in a cool, dark place for 3 weeks. Gooseberry fruit cordial is delicious diluted with seltzer water. Once a bottle is opened, store in the refrigerator.

Gooseberry Fruits

The African gooseberry fruit is rich in vitamin A, and vitamin C. Native to Peru and Chile, today gooseberries grow in 34 out of 54 African countries.

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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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