FOOD CONNECTS US ALL: AVOCADOS

THE A-Z’s OF SHARED INGREDIENTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

To begin our series on how Food Connects Us All, we begin with…the avocado!

Avocados. There are hundreds of varieties nowadays, and while you can find them all over the world, their ancestors all came from Mexico and Central America. Now, you can find them in every corner of the world.

Living in Los Angeles, I feel like we have avocados on almost every dish! Our most common variety? The Haas. And I love it. When I was little, I used to literally kick avocados around my backyard that grew in the trees that shaded us. It wasn’t until I got older that I really appreciated the versatility and taste.

Here are five dishes, from New Zealand, South Africa, Morocco, the Philippines and Brazil, where avocados are taking central stage:

Do YOU have a recipe that uses avocados? Do tell!!! The more you share, the more we learn…and EAT!

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