Maridaje Chocolate Tour & Wine Pairing

Guatemala food

If you would like to participate in an interesting activity we recommend: Maridaje Chocolate Tour which will be held Thursday the 3rd of March at 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. This will be a social event which will combine: 2 entree dishes, 2 main course meals and dessert, all made with Guatemalan chocolate from CHOCOMUSEO and accompanied of a variety […]

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AMALIA’S KITCHEN: Family, Love and Guatemalan Chocolate

Guatemalan chocolate

I surely had a blast this past holiday season with family and friends visiting me for two weeks from Guatemala and Denmark. As we move into the New Year, and Valentine’s Day (día del Cariño) on the 14th, I want to share a dessert recipe that I made for them during their visit. I created classic chocolate-covered strawberries as an […]

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Chocolate

Chocolate

Chocolate is coming back home to Central America, good chocolate at last. The cacao plant has been cultivated here for at least three millennia, the bean used as beverage and a food ingredient. Archaeologists found evidence of cacao cultivation at sites dating back to 1400 BC, with carvings of Maya enjoying the frothy, bitter drink. Spanish conquerors took chocolate to […]

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