Chia Pico de Gallo

I love me some pico de gallo.  Fresh, simple, insanely healthy, and beautiful to boot, this recipe is a simple spin on a classic. Here’s my only gripe about pico de gallo; it’s best drenched in lime juice and super ripe tomatoes.  But all that liquid can leave you with soggy tortillas and chips.  So…

Chipotle Guacamole

I had a conversation with one of my English classes the other day about avocados.  They just couldn’t believe how fanatical foreigners are about Mexican avocados.  I told them, “you have to understand something: the leathery spheres are like gold to us”.  When they are in season, we’ll cross town for them, spend a fortune…

“Painted” Baked Blue Corn Tortilla Chips

A Note on Blue Corn: All hail the blue corn tortilla!  Besides from their beautiful hue and having a rich, nutty flavor, tortillas made with blue corn are healthier than regular corn tortillas.  The Journal of Science and Agriculture reported on a study performed in Mexico found that blue corn tortillas have 20% less starch,…

How to Make Homemade Corn Tortillas

As an ode to my new country of residence (i.e. Mexico), I give you the first post on The Wild Bohr: homemade corn tortillas.  I tell ya, there’s nothing like one of these puppies fresh of the griddle and filled with literally anything.   But really though, why don’t we use these glorious flat breads of…