While avocados have recently entered the Western foodie spotlight, these creamy, green fruits have been around in a big way for centuries upon centuries. Avocados originated in Mexico and existed long before the arrival of European settlers. And as early as the 16th century, the Aztecs were getting creative with the crop, and with this creativity, guacamole was born.
What is guacamole, you ask? The question to ‘what is guacamole’ is quite simple: guacamole is comprised of diced avocados, garlic, salt, pepper, cilantro, and lime. Oftentimes, people will make spicy guacamole dips by adding jalapeno peppers, or chili powder. People also add onions and diced tomatoes for extra texture and (more…)
31 Aug 2015