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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.

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White Soup Nsala and Eba African Food Recipe

Nsala African food recipe is also known as white soup, a thick and spicy soup made with fish, liver, honeycomb tripe and chicken. Depending on the tribe and the region in Nigeria, the recipe ingredients change according to what is available on the menu.

 
Nsala African food recipe is also known as white soup



Learn to make White Soup Nsala and Eba African Food Recipe


White Soup Nsala Recipe Ingredients and Directions


Ingredients
4 skinless chicken thighs
1 pound chicken liver
4 any type of fish fillets
1 pound honeycomb beef tripe, cleaned and cut into bite-size pieces
1 small cassava, peeled and diced
1 large onion, peeled and chopped
3 green onions, chopped
2 cloves fresh garlic, peeled and chopped
5 whole black peppercorns
2 tablespoons ground red pepper
2 tablespoons ground curry
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Water to cover

Directions
Heat the oil in the large stew pot, add onions and cook until slightly soft. Add tripe, add spices, cover with water and reduce heat to medium-low, cover pot, and simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Add chicken and cassava and simmer 30 minutes longer. Add fish and livers, simmer 20 minutes. Serve with Eba on the side.

Eat your African food recipe Nsala White Soup with Eba also known as Garri. Traditionally Eba is used as a side dish to soups and stews in Nigeria.

Making Eba also known as Garri in Nigeria

Eba Recipe Ingredients and Directions

Ingredients
1/2 cups white coarse cornmeal or grated garri
1 teaspoon sea salt
3 cups water

Directions
Add water in a large pot, add garlic and salt. In a large bowl mix meal and flour together well and add to water. On high heat bring mixture to a boil stirring constantly until thick paste forms. Remove from pot and allow to cool slightly before serving. Eba is eaten by out pulling small pieces and squeezing it lightly to form the dough to scoop sauce. Use Eba in place of your fork and spoon.


White Soup Nsala Recipe

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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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