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A monetary penalty for an act. For example, one may have to pay $100 if one is caught driving over the speed limit. Fines are imposed instead of or (especially for financial crimes) in addition to prison sentences.
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To make the salsa Cut the peaches in half - remove the stones and finely chop the flesh.
Fruity chickpeas salad in honey lemon dressing Ingredients * 1 can of chickpeas * 1 cucumber, finely chopped * 1 /2 finely chopped bell pepper * Pomegranate pearls for garnish * 2 tbsp honey * 1/2 lemon for juice Preparation * Take a mixing bowl and add all the ingredients .
For the coleslaw: 200g white cabbage, finely sliced; half a red onion, finely sliced; 1 medium carrot, finely grated; 1/2 Granny Smith apple with skin on, very coarsely grated; 25g sultanas; juice of half a lemon; 75g full-fat mayonnaise; 1 1/2 tblsp fresh coriander, finely chopped; 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped; salt and pepper.
INGREDIENTS: (Makes 8) 300g floury potatoes, peeled; 1 medium egg, beaten; 3tbsp coriander leaves and stalks, finely chopped; 1/2 green chilli, finely chopped; 300g salmon fillet, skinned and cut into 1-2cm cubes; 3cm piece of ginger, peeled and finely grated; finely grated zest of 1 lime; 1 lemongrass stem; 3-4tbsp dried breadcrumbs; 2tbsp sesame oil; 1tbsp unsalted butter; salt and pepper to season For the dipping sauce: 4tbsp rice wine vinegar; 1tbsp mirin; 2tbsp Thai fish sauce (nam pla); juice of 1 lime; 1tsp honey; 1/2 red chilli, deseeded and very finely chopped METHOD: 1.
Smoked mackerel pate and chutney Serves 4 Ingredients For the chutney: 2 large red onions, finely sliced, 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, peeled and finely chopped, 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped, 3 cooked beetroots, chopped, 1/2 tsp Chinese five spice, 4tbsp soft light brown sugar, 100ml red wine vinegar 100ml red wine.
For the marinade: 8 lemongrass stalks, crushed and finely diced; 12 Asian shallots, finely diced; 4 bird's eye chillies, finely diced; 3tbsp fish sauce; 1tbsp soy sauce; 3tbsp granulated sugar; 1tbsp honey; 1tbsp crushed black peppercorns; 90ml sesame oil.
INGREDIENTS: (Serves two as a side dish) 30g flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped 15g mint, finely chopped 50g freshly grated coconut Juice of 1 lime Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced A handful of cherry tomatoes, chopped 2 anchovies, finely chopped Optional: 1 green chilli, deseeded and thinly sliced 1 spring onion, finely chopped 1 celery stick, thinly sliced Handful of pomegranate seeds METHOD: 1.
INGREDIENTS 60g butter 3 rashers of unsmoked streaky bacon or 80g pancetta, finely diced (optional) 1 onion, finely diced 1 leek, white part only, finely diced (or use extra onion) 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 200g risotto rice Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1ltr hot chicken or vegetable stock 450g frozen peas (or use fresh cooked) Approx 80g Parmesan, grated Small bunch of parsley, finely chopped METHOD 1.
onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes 1 small handful of fresh oregano, finely chopped 1 large handful of fresh basil leaves, finely chopped 1/4 tsp paprika 1 tsp artificial sweetener 1 beef stock cube 350g ?
1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely diced (1/4-inch cubes)
School purchases of lean, finely textured beef fall dramatically: U.S.