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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.

Mutton Lentil Stew

Easy one pot meal of tender mutton lentil stew is just what you need for hectic weeknights.

Hearty mutton lentil stew recipe from North Africa is The African Gourmet most popular stew recipe. Nourishing, healthy lentils are a staple food throughout North Africa.

North African cuisine is famous for the use of mutton, various pulses, such as chickpeas, and lentils and flavored by seven earthy spices.

North African Mutton Lentil Stew
North African Mutton Lentil Stew

North African Mutton Lentil Stew

Ingredients

1 pound mutton meat thinly sliced

1 large white onion, finely chopped

1 cup dried lentils

2 large potatoes diced

2 large carrots diced

4 cups of water

2  tablespoons ground cumin

2  tablespoons minced garlic

1  tablespoon ground cinnamon

1  tablespoon ground allspice

1  tablespoon ground paprika

1 teaspoon ground turmeric

Salt and pepper to taste

 

Directions

Add all ingredients to a large pot simmer until mutton is tender for about two hours. Serve with rice.


Hearty Lamb Lentil Stew recipe from North Africa is our most popular soup recipe. Nourishing, healthy lentils are a staple food throughout North Africa.
North African Lamb Lentil Stew

What is mutton?
Lamb and mutton are the meat of sheep at different ages. Sheep in its first year is called a lamb while the meat of an adult sheep is mutton.

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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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