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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 […]

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 […]

Chad Church (Provvista), Steve Lefevre (AJ's Fine Foods), Pere Selles (Culinary Collective), Xavi Codina (Siro & Xavi)

Food Adventures in Barcelona – Alimentaria 2016

At Alimentaria, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. Imagine walking into a huge convention center in Barcelona, surrounded by thousands of people, and making your way through five or more convention halls the size of football fields filled with some of the world’s best Spanish olive oil, wine, seafood, jamón and cheeses (not to […]

Puremiel Organic Raw Honey from Spain

Sweet Valentine’s Day Gifts for your Foodie Valentine

You’re a last-minute Valentine’s Day shopper, no? We’ve all done the February 13th run to the drugstore for the suspiciously discounted heart-shaped box of chocolates made from chocolate from goodness-knows-where. If you and your love are foodies the other 364 days of the year, then why make Valentine’s Day any different? Gourmet chocolates and sweets […]

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Blanxart Chocolate -The Details Make The Difference

Chocolate. It lifts your spirits, makes almost any offense forgivable and mimics the feeling of being in love. We’re proud to work with Blanxart Chocolate, a small bean-to-bar company in Barcelona that makes their bars the traditional way, using historic machinery that they have used for decades. Blanxart sources much of their beans from Domaine […]