Mary's Brigadeiro Story
Mary's Brigadeiro Story
WHO WE ARE
Mary's Brigadeiro is a black woman led business with the mission of realizing Mary's dream of sharing moments of happiness , joy and fun through her chocolate creations with the rest of the world - through Canada's vast multicultural influence.
Mary started her entrepreneurial journey on her own back in December, 2014 as a young immigrant to Canada and was joined in the business by her partner in late 2017. Now, they are leading an ever-growing team of Brigadeiro enthusiasts who have a love for great handcrafted chocolates.
Growing up in Sao Paulo, Mary discovered her passion for chocolate and Brigadeiros in a small kitchen alongside her mother called 'Dona Branca', who taught Mary her family recipes, techniques and how much a love for great food contributes to the quality and experience of the final result.
In Brazil the Brigadeiro (BRE-GA-DE-RO) is synonymous of happiness as they are always enjoyed among friends and family as they share in moments of fun and much laughter bringing joy. They are also found at kids birthdays parties, but nowadays you can find Brigadeiros with sophisticate ingredients and at specialize chocolate boutiques around the country.
Why Brigadeiro is so special?
Brigadeiro is a composition of Sweetened Condensed Milk, a good quality of real butter, pure Cocoa Powder and fine chocolate up to 50% cacao to a perfect balance of sweetness. You can also find other flavours and different variations.
The process to make the Brigadeiro is cooking and mix all these ingredients in a specific time and temperature, after a few hours, the mix is completely cold and our team of Chocolate Heroes handroll each one by hand into fine sprinkles. The texture is the key for a perfect Brigadeiro as it reminds us a creamy truffle, but it's a little bit chewy like a caramel and intense as a fudge.
Nothing is similar with Brigadeiro and if you've never tried it, Brigadeiro will be a new experience in loving chocolate.
We are located in the East End of Toronto. This diverse and dynamic community inspires us every day. You can watch us producing our Brigadeiros all day long in our open concept kitchen.
Due to the pandemic, we are not open for take out or walk ins. Please, place your order online in advance for local delivery, shipping or for a safe and quickly pick up. You can check out all these options online in the cart page after selecting your special products :)
1912 Danforth Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario M4C 1J4