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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.

What is in your commercial store bought tea bags?

Make Real Tea With Natural Tea Ingredients

Need a hot tea recipes? Get a delicious pot of tea on the table with The African Gourmet best tea recipes, brewing tips and tea snack ideas.

What is in your commercial store bought tea bags?

What's in your store bought commercial tea bags?

What is in tea bags? Go to your kitchen, grab one of your favorite teas and take the tea bag apart. Usually, commercial tea bags are not made of whole herbs, fruits or flowers; they are blended for everyone’s taste buds, standard. Now take a look at your tea bag, tea bags are commonly made of paper or food grade plastic. Make your own fresh tea; your teacup needs high quality fresh tea. Here are three fresh tea recipes below to make for your mind, body and soul.


Make Fresh Tamarind Ginger Tea

Tamarind Ginger Tea recipe ingredients. Tamarind fruit is very popular in many regions of Africa and the Caribbean. The pulp is sour and is regularly used to create delicious tamarind tea.



African bush tea used for herbal treatments.

African Bush Tea Recipe recipe ingredients. The continent of Africa has a wealth of indigenous herbs and plants such as African bush tea used for herbal treatments.



Tea time

Papaya Seed Tea Recipe recipe ingredients. The black seeds in the center of papayas are edible and have a peppery taste making a unique African Wedza Papaya Seed Tea recipe.


Recipes from The African Gourmet

Learn more about the ingredients in your favorite teas

White honey is a distinctive white colored honey produced by bees in Ethiopia’s Mountains of Tigray.

Sierra Leone Fresh Ginger Cake Recipe to snack on with your natural cup of tea.

Micro-gardening is nothing new to African woman, it has always been a way of life growing a traditional home garden of leafy vegetables, tubers, and herbs grown in simple containers or small pots.

Hot Spice Tea


Get Good Hot Spice Tea



Ingredients
2 cups water
½ teaspoon ground turmeric
½ teaspoon ground ginger
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon honey

Directions
Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan; add turmeric, ginger, and cinnamon. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes. Strain tea into a large glass; add honey and lemon wedge.

More economical easy lunch and dinner recipes to make right now so you never have to eat or prepare a boring meal again.

  1. Curried Tanzanian Coconut Okra Recipe
  2. Yedoro Stir Fried Ethiopian Chicken Dinner
  3. Senegalese Chicken Vermicelli
  4. Caldo Verde Portuguese Kale Soup
  5. Air Fryer Black Eyed Pea Dumpling Stew

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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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