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Lime’n’Lemonade for when it gets too hot

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Typical Brits. We wait seven years for the sun to come out and when it does we complain. Granted the heatwave has come as a bit of a shock to many who thought it would be a repeat of last year, and the year before that, and the year before that, but I am just so happy Britain is finally getting a summer.

If you can’t take the heat though you can cool down with this Lime’n’Lemonade recipe.

Lime’n’Lemonade

  • 6 limes (1 sliced)
  • 5 lemons (1 sliced)
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 100ml cold water
  • 1 litre soda water
  • Lots of ice cubes

Start by putting the fruit slices on a tray and leaving in the freezer for an hour. Roughly chop up the rest of the lemons and limes and put in a food processor or blender. Add the sugar and water and blend. Push the mixture through a sieve into a bowl until you have as much juice out of it as possible. Add the soda water and stir. Add the lemon and lime slices and the ice cubes. Serve.

 
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Posted by on July 22, 2013 in Personal

 

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Project 365: Day 243

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Coconut and lime chicken

Serves 2

Preheat oven to 200C. Cut three chicken breasts into strips and place in a bowl. Add one teaspoon of mild curry powder, a pinch of paprika and the zest and juice of one lime. Mix together and then add 50ml of creamed coconut. Stir and season then lay the pieces on a rack on a roasting tin. Bake for 25 minutes (turning over half way through). Serve with rice and mango chutney.

 
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Posted by on August 30, 2012 in project 365

 

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