Asimple dough – for example for quiche, savory pie or pastry – usually consists of flour, water, salt and a fat. We learned from Jamie Oliver that you can also use avocados for that fat. mind. Blown. But it’s really true: you can make dough from avocado.
Avocados lying around
Making avocado dough: why should you? Well, because the avocado is one of the most bought ingredients in the supermarket. Jamie teaches us that in his latest book 7 x different , in which he starts from the 18 most bought ingredients and gives you recipes and inspiration for them.
But also because most people often have a stray avocado in the kitchen, which requires a useful application. And maybe because avocado contains a lot of healthy fats.
Making avocado dough
The latter gave the British chef the idea to make dough from it. “About five years ago I studied nutrition at university (Jamie did the study ‘Food Nutrition’ in London, ed.)”, he told Culy in an interview . “That’s where I started thinking: how can I use those healthy fats to do cool things with?”
So make dough! Jamie: “By adding avocado you get a dough that is also reminiscent of dough based on olive oil, as you see a lot in Mediterranean countries. It’s a little less crumbly, a little more robust, but it holds ingredients well.”
Banana bread with avocado
Once you know that, the applications are suddenly endless. A round of the internet shows us that you can make many more types of avocado dough. From Indian paratha (flatbread) to avocado pizza dough, avocado brioche and even avocado banana bread. In it, the avocado replaces the role of butter, which also makes these recipes vegan.
And then we have another surprising application for avocado: you can also make a very tasty (vegan) avocado Hollandaise with it. According to Jamie, it goes very well with fish…