Mexican Chocolate Recipes
6 Mexican Chocolate Recipes That Make the Perfect Dessert
By Irina Gonzalez | 03/19/2013 - 15:32

The third week of March is always deserved to celebrate American chocolate but the truth is that we know what you’re really craving: delicious Mexican chocolate desserts!

These six amazing recipes, all made with the traditional chocolate from Mexico, are sure-fire pleasers for anyone with a sweet tooth. Whether you’re craving some cupcakes, spiced fondue or traditional hot chocolate, celebrate this delicious week with these irresistible sweet treats.


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Inspiring Latina of the Week: Chocolatier & Business Owner Maribel Lieberman
By Desiree Browne | 11/27/2012 - 12:16

The minute you walk into her New York chocolate boutique in SoHo, you can tell Maribel Lieberman is a woman who loves her job. Every detail of her popular shop MarieBelle, from the enormous chandeliers to the meticulously decorated chocolates is elegant and rich. Each bite of one of her famous ganaches is a taste of her native Honduras—a burst of passionfruit or chili pepper—or something she discovered in New York’s culinary landscape, like cardamom or pistachio.


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Valentine's Day Recipe
Flanboyant Eats with Bren: Sweets for Your Sweetheart!
By Bren Herrera | 02/14/2011 - 11:00

It's Valentine's Day so why not cook up an extra special treat for your sweetheart tonight? This lovely postre will only leave him wanting you even more!

Chocolate Fudge Mini Cakes with Peppermint Icing

Ingredients:
1 box of fudge cake (per directions)
2 eggs
1/2 cup oil
2 cups hot water


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Eva Mendes Dishes About Her Favorite Things to Do in Bed
By Mariela Rosario | 04/13/2009 - 13:20

Before you go getting all excited, believe us when we say there is nothing too steamy here! Most of Eva Mendes favorite bedroom activities seem to involve food, "I have so many guilty pleasures! One of them is to eat in bed while watching television." Mendes told Fox News, "It sounds kind of gross, but I absolutely love it." 


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First Traces of Chocolate Found in Ancient Ruins on US/Mexico Border
By Mariela Rosario | 02/04/2009 - 17:30

Scientists recently found traces of chocolate residue on ancient jars in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico. The discovery marks the earliest known presence of cacao north of Mexico. "It is the first known cacao north of the Mexican border in the United States, and as far as I know the only known cacao in the United States before contact," Patricia Crown of the University of New Mexico told LiveScience, referring to the time before Native Americans interacted with European settlers.


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