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

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exploring Merida, Mexico

Until last year, I’d heard very little about Mérida, Mexico. exploring merida mexico Mérida is the capital of the Yucatan state of Mexico, and is the largest city on the Yucatan Peninsula, a region...

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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...