Hojas de Aguacate refer to Avocado leaves come from the avocado tree and are used both as a garnish as well as for seasoning. The leave's slightly bitter taste adds flavor to various Mexican dishes like simmered meats and soups. The leaves of the the Mexican Avocado species has usually an anise scent that contributes to the flavor and aroma of the dishes. Cooking Tips for Avocado Leaves Bay leaves; fennel Whether fresh or dried but especially dried, the leaves are best lightly toasted before using, to wake up the taste. You can use them whole as you would bay leaves, or ground, as a spice. Storage Hints for Avocado Leaves Store in a sealed container, as you would bay leaves.

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