Slicing avocados in their skin

Do you find it hard to handle avocados, when slicing for salads or guacamole?  When peeled they can be hard to handle and your hands slip as you try to cut them.  Well not any more if you follow these quick tips!

To slice avocados, firstly split them in half, removing the pit by whacking it with the heel of your knife and twisting it out.  Then slice it directly IN the skin, using the tip of a chef’s knife.

Now you have slices, ready to go, simply by scooping them out gently with a spoon or prising with a palette knife if very ripe.  So that is less mess and no more fiddling about with a slippery peeled avocado on a cutting board.

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