Tomatoes, onions and cilantro - what could be simpler than that? Yet authentic Colombian pico de gallo dazzles in its simple, sharp flavours and perky attitude. Check out my approach for making these simple ingredients shine!

– 4 Roma tomatoes or 2 large juicy tomatoes – 1 white onion – 1 lemon, juice of

– 1 lime, juice of – ½ bunch fresh cilantro – Salt and pepper, to taste

Finely chop tomatoes and onion.

Mince fresh cilantro. Mix thoroughly with lemon and lime juice in large bowl.

Season with salt and pepper, taste and correct seasonings.

Cover, and leave to macerate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, and preferably overnight.

Serve with: Empanadas Arepas Tortilla chips Quesadillas