Our Bloody Marys look different, but all three use traditional ingredients -- tomato juice, vodka, Worcestershire sauce, hot-pepper sauce, and salt. Red, yellow, or orange tomatoes give each a unique hue.
The avocado is known as a "pear" in Jamaica, and has also been called "poor man's butter." Those grown on the island have a smoother, lighter skin than Hass avocados, but the texture and the flesh are similar. There, avocados are most often served peeled and sliced with a morning meal or a sweet snack. From the book "Lucinda's Authentic Jamaican Kitchen," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Wiley).