Cyd’s Salsa and Guacamole … Perfect #fourthofjuly

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Cyd‘s salsa was fantastic and she shared with me her mum Valerie’s recipe.

You will need:
2 cans of diced tomatoes, drain one can of juice.
2 tbl of white vinegar
2.5 tbls of vegetable oil
3/4 tsp of salt
2-3 whole pickled jalapenos chopped ( to taste)
4 garlic cloves chopped

Mix all the ingredients together, an easy straightforward recipe. These are the ones I love especially in the summer. This salsa was perfect !


I am also including her guacamole dip which was equally divine and you will need:

3 advocados..peeled and pitted and mashed roughly
1 lime, juiced
1 tsp of salt
1/2 cup of onion
2 roma tomatoes diced
1 tsp of minced garlic
1 pinch of cayenne pepper

Mix all the ingredients together and serve, Cyd explains she does not add cilantro to her guacamole.

We have been very busy woth our #fourthofJuly USA’tour’ of the US and everyone who is involved is enjoying it so much as are our readers.


We will be returning to Chicago tomorrow to join Brian Emmett and his family for Independence day, more recipes from the private family collection of Ambassador Gina Abercrombie Winstanley, we will be revisiting Sandee Giller in Phoenix, food blogger Fae Nader in California and more TexMex from Cyd !


One response to “Cyd’s Salsa and Guacamole … Perfect #fourthofjuly”

  1. Lovely recipes 🙂 thank you x

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