Monday, 27 February 2017



What we all really want to know about avocados
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Ok so this is a bit of a random post for me, but you know what, I think its a subject that touches most peoples hearts. Avocados. You heard correctly, this post is going to be completely about avocados.

Firstly, who doesn't like avocados now-a-days?! They pretty much go with any meal, they can be eaten at any time of the day and they are just so so yummy. As you can probably tell I am a massive fan and they are always in my weekly shop. But, one thing that I find bitterly disappointing about avocados is how much they can vary shop to shop - anyone have this problem too? #FirstWorldProblems

Now, this clearly is a problem. I don't want to have avocado problems, you know when they never soften or the stone is super hard to get out. We have all had them. So due to this, I thought that I would construct a hot-or-not list so that we NEVER have this problem again and you know what retailer to go to get that avocado fix! Genius!

So lets get to it, I know you all cant wait...


Sainsbury - 5 / 10 [££]

Obviously this hasn't got off to the best start, but the Sainsbury's avocado is just always so hit and miss. As one of the higher priced places to get an avocado, I always expect so much more, how am I supposed to mash it when it still isn't ripe after three weeks?

Aldi - 6 / 10 [£]

As the least expensive avocado retailer, Aldi are surprisingly a high contender for the best avocado. However, they are often sold out which is particularly heart breaking when you are in need of an avocado. 

Tesco - 9 / 10 [££]

Wow wow wow. Tesco's know how to source an avocado. They manage to hit the nail on the head every single time. I don't think I have ever had a disappointing avocado - you know what, fuck it, I'm giving them 10 / 10.

Waitrose - 2 / 10 [£££]

Absolutely shocking. And the most expensive! Every time I go to Waitrose, I think its going to have changed and every time I am tricked into buying a rubbish avocado. I may even go to the extent that they are not edible at times. Need I say more?


I hope you have enjoyed my guidance and advice on a subject which is so close to my heart as an avid avocado fan and regular avocado eater. 

Charlotte x



*other retailers are available as well as independent stores


20 comments:

  1. Wonderful guidance! I have never tired a an avocado but I will be sure to go to Tesco if I do!

    Danielle's Beauty Blog

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    1. Oh you really need too! They go with everything!

      Charlotte x

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  2. Oh very interesting post about Avocados!
    I love it the avocados so much
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    www.sakuranko.com

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    1. As you can probably tell, I do too!

      Charlotte x

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  3. I told my husband that I plan to add avocado into our diet, believe it or not, I never use it. LOL! Could you do a post what you use avocado for? Maybe a couple of recipes?

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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    1. Thanks for posting Shireen! I use Avocado in everything, usually within a salad (just mix it up with a bit of rocket), a salsa (tomatoes, spring onion and sweetcorn - usually in a sweet potato jacket potato) or I mash it and have it with eggs for breakfast! Super easy!

      Charlotte x

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  4. I'm in London next weekend & this post just made sure I'll go to Tesco if only to get a good avocado, because as you say, who doesn't love them? Unfortunately here in Paris people don't really seem to agree, as either the avocado is either rubbish either way too expensive so usually I just end up buying guacamole in a jar (oops). Thanks for sharing this post girl!
    XO IMKE | Pastellics

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    1. Ahhh yes, they are not such a big thing in Paris... maybe 2018 will be the year of the avocado in Paris!

      Charlotte x

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  5. This was lovely! I never knew this at all thanks for the insight :) http://www.bauchlefashion.com/2017/03/how-bazaar-street-style-accessories.html

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    1. Thanks for reading Heather!

      Charlotte x

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  6. lol I love this post!! Avacado's are lit my fave thing ever ad taste sooo good with some extra virgin olive oil and salt, yum, making me hungry ha thanks for sharing x

    S x | SHELISES WORLD

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    1. Yes so nice, I can't get enough of them!

      Charlotte x

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  7. Ooh, I've recently developed a whole new level of love for avocados and so this list is super helpful - thanks!

    aglassofice.com
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  8. I love that you've dedicated an entire post to avocados! Our blog posts are actually fairly similar this week, except mine is on coffee!

    Musings & More

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  9. I love this post, I know where I'll be shopping for avocados!

    http://claresloves.blogspot.com/

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    1. Definitely, I thought I would enlighten everybody else!

      Charlotte x

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  10. Believe it or not, I have actually never tried an avocado before! <3 I know that they're supposed to yummy, though, would love to finally give them a shot! xoxo

    Kay
    http://www.shoesandglitter.com/

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    1. Oh my goodness, get down to Tesco!!

      Charlotte x

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