Castillo de Canena First Day Harvest Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2017 Sara Baras Flamenco

Castillo de Canena First Day of Harvest Oils 2017

Castillo de Canena First Day 2017 Olive Oils have arrived.Their much anticipated limited edition First Day of Harvest Extra Virgin Olive Oils feature artwork inspired by famed Spanish flamenco dancer and choreographer Sara Baras. Packaged in a bright cherry red bottle, these single varietal arbequina and picual olive oils look as impressive as they taste. […]

Matiz virgin smoked salt & flor de sal

Matiz Sea Salt: From ancient Roman times to our tables

Salinas San Vicente Matiz sea salts are produced by Salinas San Vicente. Situated on the southern Atlantic coast of Spain, in the province of Cádiz. San Vicente uses ancient saltpans first established during Roman times. Sprawling out along the Caño de Sancti Petri, a shallow marine channel that winds along the coast, these broad indentations […]

Blanxart Spanish Hot Drinking Chocolate a la taza bar

The Spanish Re-invention of Hot Chocolate

Few know that it was the Spaniards who brought chocolate to Europe from the New World, heaped in the bellies of their grand galleons alongside silver and other treasures. In the early 1500’s, the Spanish explorer Hernán Cortés sailed to what is now Mexico and encountered the Aztecs, quickly realizing the value of the strange […]

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 […]