Recipes & Links

Links

These avocado industry websites are excellent sources of information on handling, ripening, nutrition and recipes :

www.nzavocado.co.nz

www.avocado.org.au

California Avocado Commission

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Our favourite Guacamole recipe


2-3 ripe avocado, mashed
1 T sweet chilli sauce
2 T sour cream
1 T lemon or lime juice (to taste)
1 spring onion, very finely diced
1 T fresh coriander, finely chopped
freshly ground salt and pepper to taste

mash avocado well, and add the rest of the ingredients
Blend until smooth

Enjoy with crackers or corn chips, or on top or mexican meals such as nachos, tortillas or quesadilla 


Avocado Ice Cream recipe

- for something different, try this recipe from www.foodnetwork.com


Ingredients

  • 1 large avocado
  • 2 tablespoons orange or lime juice
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1/4 cup sugar1 cup heavy cream

Peel and roughly chop the avocados. In a blender, combine the avocado, orange juice, and egg yolks, and blend to a fine puree.In a medium size bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff and whisk in the sugar, 1 teaspoon at a time.In a separate bowl whip the heavy cream until it forms peaks. Gently fold in the egg white mixture and the avocado puree into the whipped cream. Pour the mixture into a freezer tray, cover, and freeze for several hours.To serve, scoop out into a dish and garnish with whipped cream or fruit.