The avocado is a tree native
to Mexico and Central America. It scientifically classified in plant family
Lauraceae along with cinnamon, camphor and bay laurel. Avocado or alligator
pear also refers to the fruit, botanically a large berry that contains a single
valuable and are cultivated in tropical and Mediterranean climates throughout
the world. They have a green-skinned, fleshy body that may be pear-shaped,
egg-shaped, or spherical. The fruit is not sweet, but distinctly and subtly
flavoured, with smooth texture.
content of vitamin C, vitamin E and potassium and also phytosterols and carotenoids. About 75% of an avocado’s
energy comes from fat, most of which is monounsaturated fat as oleic acid. Other
predominant fats include palmitic acid and linoleic acid. The saturated fat
content amounts to 14% of the total fat.
lower blood cholesterol levels in the tested patients I am trying to add avocado
to our diet.
gentle pressure when held in the palm of the hand and squeezed.
the avocado you brought wait …
this is called enzymatic browning, exposure to air causes this to prevent this,
lime or lemon juice can be added to avocados after peeling.
savoury and sweet preparations.
raw, thought some can be cooked for a short time without becoming bitter. The
flesh of some avocados may be rendered inedible by heat; prolonged cooking
induces this chemical reaction in all cultivars.
cuisine as a substitute for meats in sandwiches and salads because of its high
such as Chile, Mexico, or Argentina avocado is used as the base for the Mexican
dip known as guacamole, as well as a spread on corn tortillas or toast, served
make salads, fillings in sandwiches, sushi, on toast, or with chicken or served
mixed with white rice, in soups, salads, or on the side of chicken and meat.
often seen as exotic, are a relative novelty in Portuguese-speaking countries,
such as Brazil, where the traditional preparation is mashed with sugar and
lime, and eaten as a dessert or snack.
serve avocado is in shakes. In different countries avocados milkshakes are
topped and sweetened differently. The additions vary from milk, ice cream,
flavoured water, chocolate syrup, treacle.
made into juice by mixing them with sugar and milk or water, usually served
with Vimto and a slice of lemon. It is also common to serve layered multiple
fruit juices in a glass (locally called Spris) made of avocados, mangoes,
bananas, guavas, and papayas. Sounds
shake out of my avocado. Let meet the shake first.In the past I have made Guasacaca here.
- 2 cup milk, chilled
- 1 slice of avocado
- 5 tblspn sugar
- 1tsp vanilla extract
- Since I want to make a shake with
milk lemon is a no-no.
- To prevent browning of the avocado
what I did was added a cup of milk to my slice of avocado and blitzed it.
- Then added all the other cup
of milk (so that I could adjust the consistency of the shake), sugar and
- Serve chilled.
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