TLALOC · FINCA PARRAS LEMPA
This cocoa comes from a single plantation that has adopted an ecological production system known as bio-farming, which is obtained through the restoration of the microbiological ecosystem of the soil to enhance the optimal development of the plantation without the use of phytochemicals.
CULTIVATED, COLLECTED AND WORKED WITH CONSCIENCE FROM THE ORIGIN, WITH RESPECT OF THE ECOSYSTEM AND PEOPLE
Inspired by the traditional Mesoamerican drink, we have produced a paste of Artisan Cocoa 100% with a rough texture, that we obtain by stone-squeezing the cocoa beans
[WITH NO ADDED SUGAR]
Ingredients: 100% stone ground cocoa beans - cocoa paste
Plantation: Finca Parras Lempa, located in the municipality of S. Vicente, El Salvador, Central America
Traceability: Cocoa purchased directly and transparently directly on the plantation
Variety of cocoa: Fino de Aroma - mix of local genetics
Roasting: light and short
Processing: stone ground, not concave, not tempered
Collection: December 2021 - March 2022
Taste: cocoa, green apple, coconut, plums, honey, marked floral acidity
Bitter intensity: low
How it looks: in cubes. Due to its acriollada genetics, it has a light brown color (it is natural to notice whitish spots on the cocoa, especially in summer due to high temperatures - this effect is due to the crystallization of the cocoa butter).
Tailoring: Packaging in FSC certified paper (PAP81)
TIPS ON HOW TO PREPARE THE MESOAMERICAN STYLE COCOA DRINK
A delicious and nutritious beverage with ours cocoa can replace coffee al mattino and contribute to health of the nervous system, the cognitive system and the heart. It also contributes to strengthen the immune system thanks to the action of flavonoids, antioxidants present in cocoa. Cocoa is also considered un mood-improver, that is, it helps, - thanks to the content amino acid tryptophan - to thethe production of serotonin, hormone good mood, thus improving our emotional state. Cocoa contains neurotransmitters and molecules of bliss, as for anandamide, an endocannabinoid that is produced by our body, and which with cocoa is further stimulated, giving us a feeling of well-being and pleasure. You can drink it in the morning, during or after your meditation session, you can use it for holistic purposes, in cocoa circles to untie emotional knots, and introduce it into your diet with awareness.
FOR PREPARATION ...
Tagliuzza 15-20 g of cocoa with the help of a knife. Heat some mineral water (equivalent to a large teacup - 180-200 ml) or if you prefer, use a vegetable drink of your choice.
Pour the freshly cut cocoa into the saucepan, and gradually add the hot water (not boiling, otherwise it alters the cocoa flavor and properties); mix it until completely dissolved. Add the remaining water. If you don't want to use the saucepan, you can use a blender or a simple milk frother. The traditional drink is bitter, but if you really can't resist, you can add a date in the blender, or a little honey.
For a functional effect, an excellent solution is the use of medicinal herbs and spices, such as cinnamon, cardamom, red pepper, damiana, ashwagandha, turmeric, ginger and so on. In Mesoamerica, part of present-day Central America, cocoa is often made with chili, cinnamon and corn.
Serve it in your favorite cup.
NUTRITIONAL VALUES FOR 100 gEnergy: 2772 Kj, 657 Kcal
Fat: 52 g, of which saturated fatty acids: 33 g
Carbohydrates: 28 g, of which sugars: 1,1 g
Fiber: 14g, Protein: 14g, Salt: 0,01g
Potassium: 762 mg, Magnesium: 225 mg, Iron: 2,6 mg
Some * people claim that there is a specific "ceremonial" dose and that it is 40 g per person. We recommend that you do not exceed the 30 g per person. In the case of daily and continuous use, it would be more appropriate to use around 10-15 g. at most. Otherwise it is good to use it every other day. It is important to follow a balanced and varied diet.
Being pure cocoa paste, it becomes a real and very energetic food; for this reason, it should be drunk with awareness and caution, avoiding excesses, and preferring a varied and balanced diet.
- Consult your / your specialist in case of pregnancy or in case of severe heart disease.
- The stimulating and energizing effect of cocoa begins about half an hour after its intake. We recommend drinking a glass of water before and after to aid absorption and digestion.
There are no potential allergens.
VEGAN FRIENDLY, WITHOUT LECITHINS, WITHOUT ADDED SUGAR, WITHOUT ADDED FLAVORINGS
SHIPPING IN ITALY (ALSO IN SUMMER)
Orders are processed within 1-3 days, barring production delays. Shipping is free only for Italy over € 29,00 of purchase, with courier deliveries DHL o SDA in 3-4 working days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays). For orders below € 29,00, the cost of standard shipping with SDA is € 4,99. We will send an email with the order track, so you will know when the delivery is estimated or to give you the opportunity to reschedule it.
Deliveries in Europe take approximately up to 3-7 working days after the dispatch of the parcel, but also for the United States and main cities around the globe. If you are based abroad Europe: please keep in mind it is your responsibility to pay any taxes or customs charges that may be incurred once the items arrive in your country. From our part, we will prepare all the documents and invoices needed for a smooth custom clearance. You'll receive the tracking number for your reference.
MADE WITH LOVE IN SARDEGNA FROM THE COCOA BEANS