Tastes: IN THE KITCHEN with Sam Gugino: Beyond Guacamole
"Alligator pear" probably wouldn't make it through a focus group today as the name for this fruit. Nor would ahuacatl , Aztec for "testicle," for more obvious reasons. Thank goodness somebody came up with "avocado.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 26, 2007.