Learn about traditional chocolate pots including history, styles, use and where to buy.
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.
This is an adult game designed for a "couple" but can include as many players as you like. The game was created back in the early 2000's and was very popular but is no longer produced.
This recipe was developed by Zarela Martinez in her book The Food and Life of Oaxaca. This blend can be used to make your own Mexican cocoa drinks such as Champurrado (chocolate Atole) or just hot chocolate.
General information about chocolate including history, health benefits and the production process. Includes cocoa flower photograph and links to recipes and additional information.