• You’ve likely seen pictures of avocado roses on the internet – and if you haven’t yet, they’re bound to pop onto your radar soon! They look exquisite and impressive, but are deceptively easy to make. Here’s how…

    Here’s how to make avocado roses

    STEP 1:

    Cut an avocado in half, and remove the pit and skin and discard. Don’t use an avocado that’s overripe – it should be just perfectly ripe. If it’s too ripe you’ll end up with a mushy mess.

    How to make avo roses
    Step 1

    STEP 2:

    Place one half of the avocado, cut-side down, on a chopping board and slice thinly widthways. Slicing the avocado thinly will ensure your rose is easy to shape.

    How to make avo roses
    Step 2

    STEP 3:

    Fan the avocado slices out to form a long row, with the slices slightly overlapping each other.

    Step 3

    STEP 4:

    Starting from one end, curl the avocado slices towards the centre, continuing curling until you’ve crafted a rose, then fan out the slices slightly.

    How to make avocado roses
    Step 4

    STEP 5:

    Serve your avocado roses atop salads, buttery toast or anywhere else you fancy!

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    Imka Webb

    Imka Webb is a freelance digital marketing expert and the digital editor of Food & Home Entertaining magazine.  www.imkawebb.com