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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Sabahan Avocados

I love eating avocados and I remember there was abundance of them when I still lived in Sandakan then. My mom would buy them very often, scoop the flesh out, mash them with some condensed milk and serve chilled. It was so delicious, I tell ya!

After moving over to KL for more than two decades now, I almost forgot about how heavenly this fruit tasted until I was smitten by the fruit smoothie craze months back. Prior to that, I did come across imported avocados sold at the supermarkets but its price and quality put me off. I remember paying RM12 for two avocados and they either turned black and rotted without ripening or simply would not ripe! Bad experience!

When I went back to my hometown during the recent school holidays, I "casually" (okay, enthusiastically) asked my big brother if he could get me some good quality ones. And yes, he or rather his wife got me 10 of which 4 was hijacked by my mom! Hahaha.. Though Sabah is well known for its gigantic home grown avocados but good quality ones are not easy to come by. My second sis in-law got some from the market and its flesh wasn't as good and smooth, tainted by its brown root-like tentacles. She had them blended into thick smoothie form and it still tasted yummy!

So I bet my siblings know what to get for me when they come visit me! LOL!!!











11 Comments:

Blogger Mummy Gwen said...

Didn't know we can grow avocados locally. Quite an unusual way of eating avocados but I think it tastes yummy. :)

June 13, 2013 at 2:01 PM  
Blogger Small Kucing said...

Just eat like that? I thought have to make into salad. wah yours looks big

June 13, 2013 at 2:10 PM  
Blogger Hayley said...

Sabah avocados looks longer ya?

I love avocado too, and am training my son to love it as well!

June 13, 2013 at 2:13 PM  
Blogger Adrine said...

Avos and condensed milk? Wow, never had it like that b4,but can imagine it is yummy :)

I just bought 6 avos today. Can't wait to eat them!

June 13, 2013 at 2:13 PM  
Blogger Agnes said...

besides added condensed milk, I like to eat avocado with ice cream too...

June 13, 2013 at 5:06 PM  
OpenID suituapui said...

Love avocados. Had the ones from Sabah before, just as nice. Add evaporated milk, sprinkle a bit of sugar... Ooooo!!!! Heavenly!!!!

June 13, 2013 at 6:52 PM  
Blogger Yee Ling said...

Yes..the price of avocado selling here is crazy. As u said I don't want to take the risk of getting the rotten one.

June 14, 2013 at 2:15 PM  
Blogger LittleLamb said...

i love this fruit. next time tumpang buy for me :)

I love it raw.

June 19, 2013 at 2:16 PM  
Blogger Health Freak Mommy said...

I love avos too and eat half an avo everyday. In Indonesia, the people blend it with coffee and condensed milk and its an Indon delicacy.

July 3, 2013 at 2:52 PM  
Blogger Merryn said...

I don't really like avocados.. only eat them caused i was forced to!

July 3, 2013 at 3:22 PM  
Blogger mNhL said...

din know Sabah have this precious fruit! Thought can only find them in Aussie

July 5, 2013 at 11:12 AM  

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