Tip: The best way to slice and avocado is to use a small knife, make parallel cuts in the flesh of a halved avocado. Then rotate and slice in the other direction. Scoop out with spoon.
Avocados have a markedly higher fat content than most other fruit, mostly monounsaturated fat, and as such serves as an important staple in the diet of populations where access to other fatty foods (high-fat meats and fish, dairy products, etc.) is limited.
The avocado fruit is not sweet, but rich, and distinctly yet subtly flavored, and of smooth, almost creamy texture.The avocado is very popular in vegetarian cuisine, as substitute for meats in sandwiches and salads because of its high fat content