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Spicy West African Goat Egusi Stew

Spicy West African Goat Egusi Stew is a meaty slow cooker African stew with potatoes, egusi seeds, tomatoes, herbs and spices. Spicy West African Goat Egusi Stew is a easy African recipe one-pot meal to make for a family dinner. Egusi seeds are small, oval-shaped seeds that come from the egusi melon which is a type of gourd that is native to Africa. The seeds are commonly used in West African cuisine, particularly in Nigeria, where they are a key ingredient in soups, stews, and sauces. Egusi seeds are high in protein and healthy fats, and are a good source of essential nutrients such as magnesium, potassium, and zinc. They have a slightly sweet, nutty flavor, and can be ground into a paste or used whole in cooking. Goat meat has a unique flavor that is distinct from other types of meat. It has a slightly sweet and earthy taste, with a mild gaminess that is similar to lamb. The flavor of goat meat can also be influenced by the animal's diet and the way in which it was raised and

Black Coffee Born and Brewed in Ethiopia

Hello, coffee lovers! Do you know what makes Ethiopian coffee so special? It's not just the rich aroma and smooth flavor. It's also the berries that grow on the Coffea plant, which are the source of the coffee beans. Berries are not only delicious but also nutritious. They contain antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. They also have a unique taste that varies depending on the region and altitude where they are grown.  We will learn some of the most popular types of berries from the Ethiopian Coffea plant and how they affect the quality and taste of the coffee.  Berries from the Ethiopian Coffea plant and growing Ethiopian coffee If you're like me, you can't start your day without a cup of joe. Today I'm going to tell you about the amazing berries from the Ethiopian Coffea plant and how they are used to produce some of the finest coffee in the world. If you're like me, you can't start your day without a cup of joe, but have you ever wondered wher

Say Yes To African Cape Malay Chicken Curry Supermarket Meal Recipe

African Supermarket Meal, Cape Malay Chicken Curry Recipe. Yes everything you need for Cape Malay Chicken Curry Recipe is found in your local supermarket. Popular among South Africa Malay people are dishes such as chicken curry. Stews, roasts and baked vegetables form part of the Malay cuisine and the food is very spicy. Among South Africa Cape Malay food recipes, Cape Malay Chicken Curry Recipe is a classic. Explore and Understand Africa Through Her Food and Culture Say Yes To African Cape Malay Chicken Curry Supermarket Meal Recipe In South Africa, the United East India Company, (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie or VOC) colonized portions of Southeast Asia, mainly Malaysia and Indonesia and practiced slavery in the South African Cape. Those people that opposed the colonization and occupation of their lands by the Dutch in Asia were taken as political prisoners or shipped to exile at the Cape of Good Hope as slaves. The ex-imprisoned people today are k

Chocolate Industry Dirty Chocolate Secret

Dirty chocolate is killing African tropical forests, choose your chocolate candy wisely.  The chocolate the world loves to eat, has a big secret. As global demand for chocolate explodes, despite efforts to slow tropical deforestation, the equivalent of 40 football fields of trees was lost every minute in 2017.  Tropical forests are home to half the Earth's species, and their trees are an immense standing reservoir of carbon. Tropical forest trees, like all green plants, take in carbon dioxide and release oxygen during photosynthesis.  Chocolate is made from cocoa beans, which are the dried and fermented seeds of the cocoa tree. Cocoa, the main ingredient in chocolate bars, has driven deforestation in West Africa. Chocolate industry dirty chocolate secret in Africa How chocolate is killing African tropical forests and who cares Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, and Democratic Republic of Congo are big victims of deforestation.  Fires, droughts, and tropical storms are also playing an increasi

List of Largest Ethnic Groups in Africa

List of the largest ethnic group in each African Country. An ethnic group is a category of people who belonging to or deriving from the cultural, religious, or linguistic traditions of a people or country. People who identify with each other based on similarities, such as common ancestral, language, social, and cultural experiences. Learning at a refugee camp in East Africa Some believe belonging to an ethnic group does not come from individual choice but others impose ethnicity. Race is associated with biology, whereas ethnicity is associated with culture. Therefore, an ethnic group is a subjective category based on personal feelings, tastes, or opinions of others.   Largest Ethnic Groups in every African Country 2006-2016 CIA census reports African Country Largest Ethnic Group Algeria Arab-Berber 99% Angola Ovimbundu 37% Benin Fon and related 38.4% Botswana Setswana  79% Burkina Faso Mossi

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