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CHEAT'S DESSERT

MERINGUE'S IN MINUTES

4 meringue nests
Whipped double cream
1 tin of fruit fillings summer fruits
 Top each  meringue with the whipped cream and summer fruits and serve.

FOOTBALL FOOD

SPICED FISH TACOS WITH GUACAMOLE

6 salmon fillets,skin removed
3tsp each of ground cumin,ground coriander seeds,and chilli flakes
2 tbsp olive oil
To serve
cos lettuce,roughly chopped
large handful of fresh mint and coriander leaves,chopped
lime wedges
150ml sour cream
200g guacamole
12 flour tortillas or taco shells
serves 6
Cut the salmon into chunks,put into a bowl and add the spices and a little of the oil.Mix to coat.if a frying pan,fry fish in the rest of the oil for 5-10 mins,until just cooked.Serve the fish and accompaniments in a bowl and let everyone make up their tacos with the tortillas.If using taco shells,follow the instructions on the pack to warm them up.

CHICKEN DRUMMERS

1 pack of chicken drumsticks
1 pack of chicken thighs
For the marinade
2tbsp soy sauce
3tbsp clear honey
juice of 1 lime
2 cloves garlic,peeled and finely chopped
1tsp ground ginger
2tbsp ground allspice
1tsp each of chilli flakes and ground cinnamon
to serve,chilli sauce and soured cream
serves 6-8
put al…

STRAWBERRY SWIRL ICE CREAM AND SHORTBREAD

STRAWBERRY SWIRL ICE CREAM

450g Fresh strawberries,hulled
397g Tin condensed milk
600ml Whipping or double cream
2tsp Vanilla extract
Puree the strawberries using a blender and set a little aside if you'd like some bright red swirls,and stir in 1/4 of the condensed milk to the rest.Whip the cream until it forms soft peaks.Carfully stir the vanilla extract and the rest of the condensed milk into the cream.Swirl the strawberry mix into the creamy mix,then swirl in the reserved puree.Spoon into tubs and freeze overnightMakes about scoops





SHORTBREAD

100g unsalted butter,softened
60g caster sugar,plus a little extra for decorating
1tsp vanilla extract
150g plain flour
25g cornflour
pinch of baking powder

Preheat the oven to 180c/fan 160c/gas 4.Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.Cream together the butter, sugar and vanilla extract.Mix in other ingredients and roll into a ball.Place on a baking tray and flatten into a round of about 20cm diameter.Scare it with 12 triangles,pinprick…