If you are looking to be creative and learn some new knife skills, avocado roses can be a perfect place to start. This avocado rose will amaze your date or any guests and family you have in your home.
The avocado rose is so beautiful that most people are too intimidated to try. But do not be alarmed, as perfecting how to make an avocado rose can be simple.
The most important part is picking the right avocado. It has to be at a stage where it is just starting to become ripe, but not too ripe. If the avocado is underripe, you will not be able to mold the avocado slices, and they will break apart.
In contrast, if the avocado is too ripe, it will mush in your hands. Overripe avocados can be messy and no fun to deal with. So before you visit the store, read below on how to pick your perfect avocado.
An easy way to get avocados to ripen faster is to place them in a brown bag or place them next to ripening bananas.
Learn more about how to tell if an avocado is ripe.
Make an Avocado Rose
This is a step by step tutorial on how to make lovely avocado rose. An easy but delicate culinary technique.
- 1 ripe avocado
- Cutting board
Total time: 5 minutes
Remove the pit
Slice a full and ripe avocado in half. Twist apart the two halves. Then remove the pit.
Remove all of the flesh
Using a spoon, gently remove all of the flesh from one side the half avocado. Try your best to remove it in its complete original form. It should look as though the skin as been removed.
Slice the avocado long ways
Using a sharp knife slice the avocado long ways. It’s best when each slice is about the same width.
Push the avocado slices into a long line
Using your hands and fingers, begin to gently push the avocado slices into a long line.
Curl the first slices inward
Once the avocado slices have been expanded, begin to curl the first avocado piece inwards, swords the rest of the avocado slices.
Form into the rose
Continue curling until a beautiful avocado flower has formed
Take pictures of your beautiful avocado rose!
Optionally, your can use the same technique and either create another avocado rose or add more “petals” to the one already created with the other half of the avocado.
How To Serve an Avocado Rose
Yes, even though it’s so beautiful it is best to eat it!
What your favorite way to eat avocado roses? We personally love them as a fun way to enjoy on avocado toast. A nice alternative to mashed avocado haha.
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Luna & Nate