Chocolatour with Doreen Pendgracs | Chocolate Adventurist and Wizard of Words Blog

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more great mexican chocolate

Traditional chocolate in Mexico has always been coarse and less sweet than chocolate from other parts of the world. But that is changing. As I explained in this post featuring Que Bo! Chocolate from Mexico...

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Exploring Tlaquepaque

The brighter the colours, the more I tend to love a place. Tlaquepaque, Mexico, won my heart the moment I arrived, with its vibrant hues and spirit, and its warm hospitality. I had a whirlwind tour...

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rediscovering cacao with AMO Cacao

I had the pleasure of visiting two completely opposite types of chocolate shops while I was in Guadalajara, Mexico. It was really interesting to see how each makes their chocolate products and the contrast...

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Teuchitlan: a trip to authentic Mexico

I was thrilled to be able to immerse myself in Mexico’s interior landscape and a more authentic Mexico on two enlightening itineraries in 2015. If you’ve been following my journey through the state of Jalisco, you’ll...

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five things you should know about Tequila

We celebrated National Margarita Day on February 22nd with a salute to the Margarita (one of my favourite cocktails), the alcohol that forms its foundation, and the place where it is made. 5 things you should know about...

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winter getaways bring colour to your life

I’ve just returned from a six-week winter getaway and have come to the realization that it’s not the cold that I dislike about winter as much as the lack of colour. White is not...