Oro Maya Artisan Mexican Hot Chocolate

July 21, 2012 / 0 comments

Another chocolate bar – ok, not really a chocolate bar for eating, but for melting – for hot chocolate preparation. Of course! Hot chocolate is probably the first relaxing, soothing drink you think of when you’re in CancĂșn, Playa del Carmen, or other Mexican beach resort, right?

Casa Don Puglisi Chilli Modicana Chocolate

November 29, 2009 / 0 comments

This was an interesting find – kudos to Chelsea Market Baskets in New York City for the recommendation. Made in Italy, in the laboratorio Don Puglisi, it comes in a plain wrapper, tied with a red string, and a card:

Lake Champlain – Traditional Hot Chocolate

January 27, 2008 / 1 comment

If you’ve red enough of these entries by now, it’s fair to say I’m a little partial to Lake Champlain chcolates, and here is another good reason: their traditional hot chocolate mix. It’s freakin’ plain and simple good. This is how you imagine you remember the first time your mom made you hot chocolate from…

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Chuao Chocolatier: Spicy Maya Hot Chocolate

January 27, 2008 / 0 comments

Another freezing weekend, another opportunity to try hot chocolate mix… When you open this can of mix, the first thing that strikes you is the consistency of the mix itself. There’s nuggets of chocolate in the mix. Once you’ve made it – the instructions note to bring water to boil, add mix, keep boiling and…

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Vosges – Aztec Elixir Couture Cocoa

January 20, 2008 / 0 comments

Mmmm… another hot chocolate mix! These is a premeasured packet for 4 oz of hot chocolate (is this enough to satisfy most people? I need at least 8 oz to make me happy…). On first taste, what really stands out is how well-rounded it is: not overly sweet, not over doing it with too much…

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Lake Champlain – Aztec Spicy Hot Chocolate

January 12, 2008 / 0 comments

This is one of six flavors of hot chocolate mix that the Lake Champlain Chocolate folks produce, and as you may expect, this is my favorite. Other flavors include Traditional, Raspberry, Mocha, Old World, Organic and Unsweetened Cocoa. This mix produces a nice creamy chocolate, with a hint of cinnamon and ample bite from the…

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