The avocado or avocado, as it is known in many countries of Latin America, despite what many believe, fruit and vegetables, at the same time. There are certain tricks to see if it is mature, as for example, it is recommended that we gently clings fruit; in doing so, we must feel the seed move inside. If we perceive this movement, then it is ready to serve the dish. Otherwise, perhaps less Orthodox, is playing to the avocado and press lightly on the tips, to see if it is soft.
However, sometimes, we buy an avocado without knowing how mature is, we get home, we cut it, and is not mature. The question then is, how mature an avocado in a few minutes to consume it immediately?
There is a technique that does not fail and that has two forms of application:
1. we take the avocado, line it with aluminum foil and put it in the oven for 10 minutes, with a temperature of 90 ° C.
2 we take the avocado, lined it with newspaper and put it to the microwave, with a relatively low power, for 5-7 minutes.
In this way, the avocado and avocado will ripen immediately. By exposing the fruit to a direct source of heat, this releases ethylene gas, which serves as a catalyst in the process of maturation. Ethylene gas is of natural origin, and is known as “the aging of the plant hormone”. Some fruits produce it naturally, like avocado, others do not. If the fruit gives off too much ethylene gas, mature very quickly and breaks down. Therefore we must take care not to overdo the heat time.
If the avocado is ripe and we wish to consume it within a period of 3 days, we can apply another technique of maturation. In this case, we should only cover the avocados with newspaper, in order to promote them more heat and increase the production of ethylene gas. With this procedure, the avocado may take between 2-3 days to mature.
We love avocados or avocados, that’s why these tips come as ring to the finger. Now we know a couple of solutions to savour exquisite countersunk the avocado flavor and taste of a fully ripe texture.