We've done some sleuthing to find some of reader's favorite uses for this old-time chocolate treat. Find creative uses for chocolate wafers including the history of this little chocolate cookie.
Mayordomo in Oaxaca city is one of the prominent chocolate producers makes some of the best mole paste and Mexican chocolate in Mexico. Learn about the history, recipes and uses for this famous Mexican chocolate. Mayordomo history and recipes.
General information about chocolate including history, health benefits and the production process. Includes cocoa flower photograph and links to recipes and additional information.
Mexican chocolate is made from dark, bitter chocolate mixed with sugar, cinnamon, and sometimes nuts. The end result is a "grainy" less smooth product. Chocolate is frequently purchased in "disks" although it is also available in bars and syrups. History, uses, and recipes.
The metate y mano is pronounced [mah -TAH-tay - EE MAH-no] (matate). Also referred to as a "piedra de Moler", this tool is related in lineage to the molcajete. It is used to grind corn and for mashing ingredients to make salsas and purees, and chocolate. Read about the history and uses of this tool.