Guacamole: the Green and the Brown of it

Debunking the myth of the avocado stone/pit – and no, it’s not what you think, plus recipe for guacamole (and the real way to keep it green)

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Does burying the stones/pits in your guacamole stop it going brown?

Actually not. But it’s kind of fun, and tradition in Mexico dictates that this is the way to go, and who am I to quarrel with tradition – especially of the Mexican variety. In fact, what stops guacamole going brown – oxidising – is the exclusion of, erm, oxygen, i.e. air. Harold McGee explains it… Continue reading Does burying the stones/pits in your guacamole stop it going brown?