It all starts with an onion, which for me means it starts with tears.
You could probably do without, but the end result would not have the same oomph.
Make sure it is finely diced so as not to steal the show – it should be like a stage hand, unseen but important. Red, white, shallot even, just make sure it’s there.
Next – the bright green star of our show.
Cut the avocado in half, scoop out with a spoon, and roughly chop in the bowl. A little chunk is good.
Top with good sea salt. Add the juice of half a lime. Fresh only. Be generous.
You could be done here, but we have a secret to share…
It adds that je ne sais quoi.
Pair with salty blue corn chips.