Brigadeiro (Portuguese for Brigadier; also known in some southern Brazilian states as negrinho, literally “blackie”) is a simple Brazilian chocolate bonbon, created in the 1940s and named after Brigadier Eduardo Gomes, whose shape is reminiscent of that of some varieties of chocolate truffles. It is a very popular candy in Brazil and in Portugal and it is usually served as dessert.

The candy is made by mixing sweetened condensed milk, butter and chocolate powder together. The mixture is then heated in a pan on the stove or in a microwave oven to obtain a smooth, sticky texture. It is usually rolled into balls which are covered in granulated chocolate; that is the way brigadeiros are served at children’s birthday parties. It can also be consumed unrolled, with a spoon or used as a topping or filling for cakes, brownies and other pastries.

Beijinho is a variation that is often served together with brigadeiros at parties, and is prepared with grated coconut instead of chocolate powder.” (taken from Wikipedia)

It’s official, we’re booked for June 8th at the Chelsea Market!

Here is a sneak peek at what we will be offering;

Lemon poppy seed marshmallows
Orange creamsicle marshmallows
Vanilla bean marshmallows
Pistachio/raspberry french macarons
Meyer lemon/Matcha green tea french macarons
Honey/Earl grey french macarons
Assorted Brazilian brigadeiros (Dulce de Leche chocolate truffles)
Skor bar fudge
Salted caramel/Lavender fudge
Specialty BBQ dry rubs

See you there!