Ready for the Holidays
For Gifts, Gatherings, & Gobbling
Ho,ho, ho - it’s the sweetest time of the year. But please, put down that chocolate chip cookie, you deserve something more luscious and flavorful - alfajores! Our gift boxes make fabulous gifts for the naughty and the nice, ready for shipment to Anywhere, USA! They also fair well at holiday parties, gatherings and in a bucket next to your sofa. Cutting down on gluten? We’ve got ‘no gluten’ alfajores as well as bonbons. You can’t go wrong.
Of course, we make special flavors for this time of year. Our Peppermint Chocolate alfajores consist of mint and chocolate cookies joined with dulce de leche, covered in dark chocolate and sprinkled with crushed peppermint candy canes. Believe it or not, they taste even better than this description. But don't take our word for it - check out the CandyGurus’ recent response to a sampler we sent them. I think we made one of them cry.
Our Latinx Gift List Increíble
Now that you've sent your loved ones some alfajores, here's some other ideas for the gift-giving season, especially tailored for the South American in your life.
Check out TiendaJosephineh on Esty. She's got awesome mate gourds covered with traditional Andean textile Aguayo fabric and metalic virola. The gourd shape is ideal for mate because it helps compress and preserve the nutrients in the mate tea. Free bombilla (metal straw) with every purchase.
BeefThink Americans love their beef the most, try taking some from an Argentinian. Beef is a form of high art in Argentina, so sending some primo meat to a loved one could get you written into their will. Snake River Farms will deliver some of the best meat you'll ever eat right to your door. And if you're in the Bay Area and want to get your asado on, Pampa BBQ can bring an amazing asado to your backyard.
grind and blend their own spices in small batches, making their products extremely fresh compared to what you'll find at the grocery store. Oaktown sources the best tasting and highest quality whole spices from around the world.
Aguayo cloth. Aguayo is wool cloth used in traditional communities in the Andes of Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. It typically features colorful stripes and interrelated symbolic figures. The shop currently has a Christmas sale going on, so take advantage of their discount prices.
Gustavo Ferrari is one of the tradition's masters. He created several awesome signs for Wooden Table. If you're looking a little closer to home, New Bohemia Signs, based in San Francisco, has been making high-quality, custom, hand-painted sign since 1993. They know their stuff.