Matiz Organic Chestnuts with Puremiel Honey

Matiz Organic Chestnuts: the surprising history of a holiday staple

Few foods evoke the holidays more than chestnuts. Rarely seen at other times of the year, the chestnut revels in a fleeting moment of fame during the festive season. It bounces merrily through our Christmas carols, lies heaped in voluptuous displays at grocery stores, and slinks into stuffing, stews, and roulades. Yet far from being […]

Zocalo Aji Chili Cooking Sauces

New! Zócalo Peruvian Aji Chili Cooking Sauces

Aji chili peppers are ubiquitous in Peruvian cuisine. Ranging from moderately hot to very hot, they are used on and in just about everything to add both heat and flavor. In Peru, sauces made with aji chilies add spice to most of their signature dishes, from roast chicken to steak to rice. We’ve been successfully […]

Blanxart Nicaragua 85% Organic Chocolate Bar

New Blanxart Nicaragua 85% Organic Chocolate Bar is Here!

From way up high in the mountains of the Waslala region of Nicaragua is where Blanxart discovered the unique criollo and trinitario cocoa beans that go into their organic 85% chocolate bar. With flavors of lemon, orange, pineapple, jasmine and nuts, these beans are rich and complex, but without the typical bitter edge that can come […]

Matiz boquerones white anchovies Spain

The Simple Magic of White Anchovies (boquerones) from Spain

There are anchovies, and then there are boquerones. Our Matiz marinated white anchovies from Spain or boquerones are unlike any other seafood you’ve had. Plump, briny, meaty and unctuous, they are a flavor experience on par with fresh oysters or a very delicately done ceviche. Every month, we fly these boquerones in fresh from the […]

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Sunshine comes to the Mountains of the Moon: Olivar de La Luna’s new solar initiative

The story of Olivar de la Luna is a tale of sweat, determination, and swoon-worthy olive oil. It is also a tale of an audacious couple, Jesus and Tránsito, working hard to achieve the high standards of energy efficiency and environmental stewardship that set them apart in the world of olive oil production. Jesus and […]

Matiz Flor de Garum Premium Spanish Fish Sauce

New Matiz Flor de Garum Premium Fish Sauce

Delicate, savory and complex, Matiz Flor de Garum is a fish sauce unlike you’ve tasted before. Garum is the ancient Roman version of fish sauce, and was a ubiquitous condiment in that era. Its savory “umami” flavor added color and definition to ordinary foods (you could say it was their version of ketchup!). Garum was […]

Castillo de Canena Biodynamic Organic Picual Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Castillo de Canena Biodynamic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Wins Best in Class

Emerald green, pungent and a bit spicy, with notes of freshly picked garden tomatoes, mint and artichoke, Castillo de Canena Biodynamic Organic Picual Extra Virgin Olive Oil is one of our bold favorites. Happily, the experts are of the same opinion. This oil took home the prize of “Best in Class” (Northern Hemisphere, Monovarietal, Robust) […]

Puremiel Honey Collecting

The Buzz on Puremiel Organic Honey: Following the Flowers for Five Generations

It is spring in southern Spain. The Andalusian sun is scaling the sky, coaxing the folded buds of lavender into blossom. And along a dusty track, deep among the stubbly peaks of the Sierra de Grazalema, Puremiel Organic Honey owner Alfonzo Gutierrez Beltran is walking towards his beehives. He is in the process of moving […]