58 results found for: chocolate

Mexican chocolate history and production by Ah Cacao

Where does chocolate come from? Switzerland? Read on! The first proven chocoholics were in fact the ancient Maya of southeast Mexico who enjoyed chocolate’s pleasures and […]

Happy Chocolate Ice cream Day – Chocolate Habanero Ice Cream Recipe

Well it is Chocolate Ice Cream Day today, June 5, and we are ready to celebrate it the Mexican way! A favorite local ice cream in […]

Chocolate Fantasies Go Wild in Riviera Maya!

The month of February evokes images of lacy Valentine’s Day cards, bunches of red roses and heart shaped boxes of assorted chocolates. Did you know chocolate was […]

Sweet Surrender – National Hot Chocolate Day

To think that cacao was used a currency by the Maya before they used it for their famous Mayan hot chocolate. Yup, that’s right, cacoa beans […]

Mayaland Lodge at Uxmal

Yucatan| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath
Surrounded by forest, this sister hotel to the Hacienda Uxmal is a short walk to the Uxmal Archeological site and the perfect accommodations for those road tripping through the Yucatan. Different room types are available with breakfast and parking included.

Eco-Chocolate Museum near Uxmal Ruins – The Choco-Story

When we are traveling around investigating areas that interest us, we always find unpublicized attractions that we know absolutely nothing about. On a recent trip to […]

Playa del Carmen Travel Tips – Bean to Bar Craft Chocolate

Now this caught our eye. Just before Christmas, only to be discovered by us after the holiday season, is a new chocolate shop that makes bean […]

Yucatan Romantic Travel Tip – Rosas & Chocolate

For romantic dining and cocktails in Merida, Yucatan its gotta be Rosas & Chocolate Restaurant and Bar. Begin (or end) with live Jazz in the ultra […]

Monica Tello is a Chocolate Maker with Health Consciousness

My guest this week is the Founder of Ah Cacao in Playa Del Carmen, Monica Tello. Monica’s passion for chocolate led her to the Riviera Maya […]

Casa Aurora

North Akumal – Yal ku Lagoon| 5 Beds | 4 Bath
Enjoy spectacular sun rises and sea views from this 3200 sq.ft. oceanfront house on Yal ku lagoon that has a  pool, central air conditioning and a guest house. 3 bedrooms are in the main house and 1 in the guesthouse, all with private entrances.

Playa del Carmen photo of the day – Chocolate, coffee and more!

The sweet craving has continued so the break today was a great coffee with some chocolate in Playa del Carmen! Ah Cacao is a one of […]

Chocolate ice cream, Mexican style

Our good friend Chef David Sterling who lives in Merida has been kind to us over the years by sharing his recipes.  This one is for Mexican […]