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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 […]

Making the perfect cheese board with Spanish pairings

How to Create the Perfect Cheese Board

It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for – the most anticipated day of the year… it’s national cheese day! Other than chocolate, bacon, and pizza, I’m willing to bet that when people name the food they can’t live without, cheese is at the top of that list. We’re cheese-worshippers around here too, which is […]

Chef Varin's modern play on the traditional bread and chocolate tapa from Spain - using Blanxart Chocolate, Arvum Sherry Vinegar and Matiz Sea Salt.

Foods and Wines From Spain and Culinary Collective Team Up for Spanish Food Events

December was a whirlwind for Culinary Collective – not only were we busy in the warehouse fulfilling holiday orders, we also had the amazing opportunity to participate in some wonderful events hosted by Foods and Wines from Spain. On December 17th they hosted a special “Day of Spain” educational event for the students at Seattle […]

Marcona Almonds - Not Your Typical Almond

Marcona Almonds – Not Your Typical Almond

For those of you not familiar with marcona almonds they are not your typical almond. Marcona nuts are fatter, rounder and have a buttery taste, like a cross between an almond and a macadamia nut. The Marcona almond grows in the coastal areas of Spain, mainly in the region around Valencia and Alicante. The marcona […]

Summer Fancy Food Show 2014 - Spanish Fiesta!

Summer Fancy Food Show 2014 – Spanish Fiesta!

This is one in a series of re-posts from past travels and events with Culinary Collective team members and vendors. Culinary Collective travels the world to find the very best gourmet traditional foods, supporting small producers who have strong ties to their lands and their communities. We hope you enjoy the journey as much as […]