Tag Archives: Spanish chocolate

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 […]