Holy moly, more than gua­camole!

Bangkok Post - - LIFE | HAPPENING - Call 02-793-7417/8.

Av­o­cado, a su­per­food full of nu­tri­ents, will take cen­tre stage at the Av­o­cado Fes­ti­val by The Royal Project, held at the Event Hall, 3rd floor of Cen­tral Chid­lom, Phloen­chit Road, from Thurs­day to Sun­day.

This is a chance for av­o­cado lovers to en­joy this trop­i­cal and Mediter­ranean fruit in spe­cial menus pre­pared by Mario Som Tam Kai Yang, Ton Kla Fa Sai, Lilou Cafe and Is Bak­ing.

High­lights will in­clude av­o­cado ice cream, av­o­cado and sweet­corn salad with shrimp, av­o­cado spicy salad with sal­mon, av­o­cado spring rolls and grilled chicken, and av­o­cado with Gruyere cheese on crispy toast.

Fresh and pro­cessed av­o­cado will be avail­able along­side pro­duce, flow­ers, macadamia nuts, cof­fee and pro­cessed foods from the Royal Project, as well as hand­i­crafts from Doi Tung, through­out the four days. Thurs­day will fea­ture many ac­tiv­i­ties, in­clud­ing an av­o­cado-based cook­ing demon­stra­tion by Ton Kla Fa Sai restau­rant from 10am-5pm, a “Suf­fi­cient Liv­ing” talk de­liv­ered by farmer Jon Jandai, who leads a sus­tain­able life based on the Suf­fi­cient Econ­omy Phi­los­o­phy, at 2pm and a live acous­tic mu­sic per­for­mance by Tee The Voice, who will be singing King Rama IX’s royal com­po­si­tions at 1 and 6pm.

There will also be watercolour work­shops on chrysan­the­mums daily from 11am-8pm. There is no ad­mis­sion fee.

Av­o­cado ice cream.

ABOVE: Av­o­cado spring rolls and grilled chicken.

RIGHT: Av­o­cado with Gruyere cheese on crispy toast.

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