Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Healthy foods

On my Google home page one of the sub headings is healthy food and this yummy food item was listed.

I am big on avocados, well with the exception of Florida avocados which have absolutely no taste what so ever. So I guess this makes me a avocado snob. There are endless ways to use these green gems in a recipe. But let me remind you avocados are an acquired taste.

What is your favorite way to serve avocado?

Avocados Avocados

Although the creamy rich Hass avocados are generally available throughout the year, they are the most abundant and at their best during the spring and summer in California and in October in Florida. During the fall and winter months you can find Fuerto, Zutano and Bacon varieties.

The avocado is colloquially known as the Alligator Pear, reflecting its shape and the leather-like appearance of its skin. Avocado is derived from the Aztec word "ahuacatl".

Read the rest of the article here

1 comment:

Moon said...

There is an avocado that I've only seen in Carpenteria; huge and buttering. I'm thinking it has a Scottish name.