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The food glossary +++ 'Aboyeur', 'Aduppu', 'Aratilis /Arateles'
Avocado Sharwill refers to a variety of Avocado which has a rough green skin similar to Avocado Fuerte. The medium-sized, oval fruit has a rich, creamy flavor and a small seed. When ripe, this variety of Avocado is ideal for making Guacamole.

Avocado Cocktail is also called Avocaditos, Avocado Fingers is a veriety of Avocado. It is a cocktail-sized avocado that is about the size and shape of a small cucumber. The seed is unformed in this variety and in ist place is a hollow, papery sheath. The fruit is slightly curved with a smooth, dark olve green skin and creams, fine-flavored flesh. Avocado Cocktail is ideal for individual serves; ideal for slicing and eaten on hand.

Abaisser La Pate is a French cooking verb which means "to roll out the pasty"

Absorber is a French cooking verb which means "to absorb"

Alegrías refers to one of the famous confectionaries which are made of cherries with liquor covered in chocolate from Monzon, a small town in the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain.

Ajo Colorao refers to one of Vera’s most traditional dishes. It is made with potatoes, paprika, tomatoes, garlic, and red peppers which are sautéed in olive oil, then strands of saffron are added along with some water. Once the mixture is soft, it is pureed and decorated with halved boiled eggs. Vera sits on the eastern side of the province of Almería in Spain. It is nestled between the Alhamilla and Carbrera Mountains, Vera is bordered by both mountains and the Mediterranean Sea.