Friday, 8 June 2012

Food on Friday: Avocado


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This week Food on Friday is all about the avocado - yum yum!

How do you like your avocado best?  Do you like it cooked?  What flavours are your favourites to combine with it?

Just put a link into Mr Linky and we'll soon have a nice collection of ideas.

It would be great if you remembered to put the name of your dish along with your own name in the name space.


Things that go well with avocado

Here is the great Stephanie Alexander's list of things that go with avocado:

bacon
chicken
chillies
coriander leaves (cilantro)
cos lettuce
crab
cumin
extra-virgin olive oil
feta cheese
grapefruit
lemons
limes
mint
oranges
parsley
pepper
prawns
salt
salt cod
spring onions (scallions)
tomatoes
tuna
wine vinegar


33 comments:

  1. Looking forward to this week's round-up for some new recipes for avocado. Big favorite here!

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    1. There is a really cool recipe I tried yesterday with avocados and mariscos. Basically I halved the avocados and filled them with a couple of teaspoons of Mariscos in spanish sauce.
      Thats easy to make: in a skillet with a couple of tablesppons of olive oil fry/reduce a slice of onion, a cut up tomato, a handful of chilli pequins or a serrano pepper; then cook the Mariscos (combination of shrimp, mussels, squid, octopus, clams) for a few minutes.

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  2. I somehow messed up the linky :( didn't get the name of the dish on it.

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  3. i have never "cooked" an avocado - i guess i like the ripe, raw flavor best. I make several mean avocado salads - none i would call guacamole - the avocados are always in chunks with other things - tequila - lime - salt - tomatoes - cilantro - smoked jalepenos, simple things

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  4. Thanks for stopping by my blog and inviting me to join in your link up. I adore avocados, but lately my daughters gobble them up, before I get a bite.

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  5. Thanks for hosting Food on Friday!! Love avocados! The avocado egg salad I liked up is delish - can't wait to check out the other recipes... thanks again!

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  6. MMM avocado!! Definitely one of my favorites. I'm going to have to check out these recipes!!
    My submitted recipe is a bit spicy but the avo totally cools it down.

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  7. Totally posted the wrong recipe first time around... the plugin was automatically populated and I just hit Enter... Sorry about that, I added the correct recipe! Thanks again for hosting!

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  8. Okay... I'll admit it - I have never tried avocado! It seems as though I'm missing out lol! I will have to try it out sometime. :)

    New to your blog!
    Steph @ Stepping Out of the Page

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  9. I think I've got it! Remember that the credit is not mine, but the link is on my post for who deserves the props.

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  10. Thanks for inviting me to link up my quinoa and avocado salad!

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  11. Thanks for the invite ! Though, my link has not gone through and now you have 2 entries with only my name -sorry about that, hope it'll show later.
    Linda
    http://withablast.blogspot.com/2012/05/avocado-cherry-tomato-corn-salad.html

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  12. Thanks for the reminder, Carole! :)

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  13. Thanks for the invite! I added my baked avocado fries :)

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  14. thank you for inviting me! I love avocados and I'm so excited to see so many new recipes with avocado to try :)

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  15. Thank you for inviting me to link my recipe. 3 Busy Bees has a ton of recipes. A chocolate pudding using avocado also. Check it out.

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  16. Not sure I have anything for this week. Love these themed collections.

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  17. I didn't have my glasses on when I posted it the first time...ooops Carole... ha! I got tons of old avocado recipes.

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  18. i have an avocado recipe on my blog this week as well.

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  19. I posted a second Avocado recipe that is a classic from my working with a chef from Provence days. I had to do a final edit on this old recipe. This is the avocado and crab bomb, Carole! Ha!

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  20. I love avocados in any form! This sounds like an interesting list.

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  21. Thank you for the invite! Please enjoy my Summer Salad. Have a great week!

    Leslie ~

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  22. Hi! I put the wrong name in the first time. I put my name.
    Thank you for hosting.
    Pat

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  23. Hi Carole!

    I did link up my Southwest Quinoa Salad. I always feel like I am doing it wrong though. lol! Your blog link up is a little different than some of the others. Let me know if it posted okay. Thank you so much!

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  24. Wow, such an assortment of recipes with avocado.

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  25. Thanks for the invite! This is a fun party idea...thanks for hosting!

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  26. HI Carole, Thanks for the Invite, I thought the event must have been closed, Glad it is open for the whole week. I have linked up all the Avocado Recipes from my collection.
    Avocado - Soup, Avocado Salad, Avocado Wrap, Avocado Dip, Avocado Salsa

    Hope you will like it...

    -Mythreyi
    Yum! Yum! Yum!

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  27. Carole, excuse my blonde moment. I put my "blog" link up in theat first one so can you take that down. I also didn't realize you wanted the recipe name posted and not mine. Sorry. I have been up very early doing overseas web classes this week. Let me know if I need to re-post. I am your "problem child." LOL.

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  28. Check out this link for Avocado Friday!

    A Taste of Heaven: Feature of the Week: April 26-May 2 http://enjoyfood4ever.blogspot.com/2012/04/feature-of-week-april-26-may-2.html?spref=tw

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  29. What a fun blog hop will be checking back each week to see what you are doing next. Thank you for hosting:)

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  30. Great effort in putting all of these wonderful avocado recipes in one spot :)

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  31. I linked my avocado milkshake and hearts of palm salad!

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  32. Love that you made a pinterest board for these!! All of them together look great.
    I'm going to follow the blog!

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