What is purple, gold, and green and parties in the street all day and all night? Mardi Gras, of course! But how did this nonstop party come about? Who started this tradition and why exactly are the streets of New Orleans are bombarded with crowds of celebrators every year? It all started with some drunk … Continue reading Mardi Gras: A History of Party Rockin’
We’re switching gears today and instead of bringing you another chocolate-filled post we’re talking about our other great love...wine. Having grown up in or near the wine region of Niagara both of us developed a deep appreciation for the fermented drink, so naturally we felt the need to find out how it came to be. … Continue reading The History of Wine
Every year in the month of February (or let's be honest- as soon as Christmas is over) store shelves are flooded with chocolates and candies in heart-shaped boxes adorned with little Cupids shooting their arrows and messages of love and affection. It's a sight so common that we don't even give it a second thought, … Continue reading Why do we Give Chocolate on Valentine’s Day?
In case you missed it during all of the Superbowl festivities, this past Sunday was World Nutella Day, and we wrote a blog post all about how the delicious spread with a cult-like following came to be. You can read it by clicking here. We also made a pretty fun video in which we attempted … Continue reading Recipe Archive: Nutella
There are a few foods in this world that inspire passion and excitement in consumers. Foods that ignite a fire within people and bring them out in droves. Friendships have been won and lost over differing opinions of said food. Companies and restaurants scramble to create products and dishes that contain this food because they … Continue reading Nutella: An Origin Story