A blast from the past … if ever there was one.
Glenda has stepped back in time for this post and has shared with us a baked seafood avocado a la Grigson. Make sure you check it (and her gorgeous avocado bowls) out.
Happy Reading and Happy Cooking,
It has been ages since I made a dish like this. In fact, I am pretty confident it has been, at least, 30 years.
That means these avocado bowls have been sitting in my cupboard, unused, for 30 years. I can hardly believe it. They were a Christmas gift from my sister, Juanita, when avocado entrées were all the rage. They were used regularly, at the time, but had long since been forgotten.
I can still remember my first avocado. I was in Jammu in India. I asked the lady who sold it to me whether it was ripe because I had no idea. She assured me it was. There and then, I bit into it like a piece of fruit and thought, “yuk”. Notwithstanding this inauspicious beginning, avocados soon became a firm favourite. I embraced the avocado entrée idea but never made a cooked one. Mine were always served raw. In fact, I have only ever cooked avocado once…
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