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How To Make Guacamole

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The Aztecs loved it so who are we to argue? Shun the tasteless, pre-packaged supermarket attempts at this Mexican classic and make your own fresh, zesty guacamole.
What you'll need: 
2 ripe avocados
1 lime
2 banana shallots
1 garlic clove
Olive oil
Sugar
Salt and pepper
6-7 cherry tomatoes/2 plum tomatoes
1: 
Peel the avocados, remove the stones and cut into small cubes. Place in a medium-sized bowl and roughly mash with a fork.
2: 
Finely chop the shallots and garlic before adding them to the bowl. Add the juice of half of the fresh lime.
3: 
Roughly chop the tomatoes, discarding the seeds and extra liquid. Add the tomatoes to the bowl before seasoning with salt, pepper, a pinch of sugar and a small drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil.
4: 
Stir the mixture thoroughly to marry the flavours. Taste and add seasoning and lime juice to taste. Allow the guacamole to sit for an hour and develop its flavours.
5: 
Serve with pita bread, corn chips, fajitas or as an accompaniment to meat or fish.
Tips: 
Add chilli according to your preference.
Coriander and mint compliment the flavours of the guacamole.
Add a dash of spirit vinegar if you prefer your guacamole to be slightly thinner and more acidic.

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