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Avocados that melt in your mouth

avocados could be bred with heirloom varieties to modify the lipid mixture to be like cocoa butter lipids, thus actually meting at the mouth
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avocados could be bred with heirloom varieties to modify the lipid mixture to be like cocoa butter lipids, thus actually meting at the mouth. avocado cubes, which are good for you, could compete, slightly, with chocolate.
beanangel, Sep 06 2016

ratios of lipids that cause the melt in your mouth sensation https://en.wikipedi...g/wiki/Cocoa_butter
[beanangel, Sep 06 2016]

General Udder http://www.strangeh...06/21/udder-snakes/
Present... hands! [whatrock, Sep 09 2016, last modified Dec 05 2016]

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       This makes no sense. There are no heirloom varieties that have significantly different lipid contents.   

       [beany], would I be correct in guessing that avocados have only just appeared on the menu in your institution?
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 06 2016
  

       actually the idea is that some heirloom avocados would contain trace amounts of rarer lipids, then with breeding, these could be introduced to existing varieties of avocado. The Wikipedia link describes how melt in your mouth lipid is about a 35/35/26 blend of three different lipids.   

       It is possible that existing, mass produced avocados already produce these component lipids at different amounts, I just hedged things with the possibility that otherwise novel lipids would be available at the heirloom varieties, even if they are not at currently popular avocados.   

       now the actual social source of all this is that i tried to think of five ideas about avocados. It is mostly a gently egregious response to avocado promotion at magazines.
beanangel, Sep 06 2016
  

       Get a different magazine.
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 06 2016
  

       So, it turns out that avocado lipids are all intracellular anyway.
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 06 2016
  

       "So, it turns out that avocado lipids are all intracellular anyway" [mb] first reaction, "aaauuggh!"   

       next reaction: acoustic disruption of the avocados at the processing plant could create an avocado that separates easily from the rind while disrupting the cytomembranes sufficiently to cause heightened deliciousness
beanangel, Sep 06 2016
  

       If you go busting all the cell walls (not "cytomembranes" - (a) that's not a word and (b) they're plant cells and have cell walls), you will instantly have a dead avocado on your hands. Shelf life will be oh, maybe an hour.
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 06 2016
  

       // you will instantly have a dead avocado on your hands. //   

       Excellent - after all, no-one wants them roaming around loose.   

       After all, "avocado" has the same etymology as "abogado", which means "lawyer" in spanish. Nothing wrong with killing lawyers ...   

       What about crossing a block of chocolate with an Avogadro, and getting something that tastes delicious at a concentration of 1 in 10^23 ?
8th of 7, Sep 06 2016
  

       Or even 6 x 10^23...
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 07 2016
  

       If you managed to combine advocados with aardvarks you would create Aardvocados. These would be a sort of horror fruit, and behave like venus fly traps, only instead of consuming flies, they would go after ants.
xenzag, Sep 07 2016
  

       // "avocado" has the same etymology as "abogado"// Except that it doesn't. "Avocado" comes from aguacate.
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 07 2016
  

       [marked-for-deletion] genetic engineering magic
hippo, Sep 07 2016
  

       Technically speaking, it's breeding rather than direct GM. A little magic in the idea might even help.
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 07 2016
  

       True - although in my defence, these are neatly combined in the Halfbakery help page, under the marked-for-deletion 'magic' sub-heading: //...just add genetics or, once people complain about the use of genetics as magic, "selective breeding"//
hippo, Sep 07 2016
  

       ////[marked-for-deletion] genetic engineering magic////
//Technically speaking, it's breeding rather than direct GM. A little magic in the idea might even help.//
  

       Now I'm feeling sad for the genre of ideas denied an existence on the half-bakery in the Art:Performance and the (absent) Product:conjuring sections.
Loris, Sep 07 2016
  

       // Or even 6 x 10^23... //   

       No, that's just being greedy ...   

       // the genre of ideas denied an existence //   

       Well, no ... just because they're amenable to having a GM/Magic label slapped on doesn't mean that they're doomed to instant destruction.   

       And now we really, really want a pet Aardvocado ... could it be crossed with an Armadillo as well ?
8th of 7, Sep 07 2016
  

       I live in an avacado intensive area, and I'm happy about it just the way it is.
normzone, Sep 07 2016
  

       // an avacado intensive area //   

       That conjures up some very strange images ...
8th of 7, Sep 07 2016
  

       You must use a different search engine than I do.
normzone, Sep 07 2016
  

       "Your search - aardvocadillo - did not match any image results.   

       Suggestions:   

       Make sure all words are spelled correctly. Try different keywords. Try more general keywords."   

       Seemed perfectly good to me.
whatrock, Sep 07 2016
  

       //Try more general keywords.//   

       "Your search - General Aardvocadillo - did not match any image results"
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 08 2016
  

       Did you try searching in Other:General ... ?
8th of 7, Sep 08 2016
  

       // Did you try searching in Other:General ... ? //   

       Nothing. But I did uncover a revealing image in General:Udder {link}
whatrock, Sep 09 2016
  
      
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