The avocado is technically a fruit, even though we usually look at it as a vegetable.
I have never seen or eaten an avocado until my early 20s (mid 1970s). My first avocado dish was a mixture of mashed avocado, hard boiled egg and mayonnaise. I liked it and started exploring other ways to eat an avocado.
I like guacamole, avocado balls in my salad (I make them with my melon baller tool) or sliced on a sandwich. My recent interest in raw foods lead me to recipes of chocolate puddings made with avocados.
Health Benefits of Avocados
I just came across an additional article about avocados: