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Mexico and its Cheeses Posted by on Aug 22, 2019

When we think of cheese, our minds usually think of France, the Netherlands and Italy (to name a few), but much less to Mexico. However, Mexico boasts of some delicious cheese that complement Mexican cuisine quite well. In this post, I would like to explore the queso tradition in Mexico with four of its varieties: queso Oaxaca…

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Cooking in Spanish Posted by on Nov 8, 2018

One of my priorities when traveling is food. What do people eat there and how do I get in on the fun? Food varies so much in Spanish speaking countries that it would require endless blog posts to cover all. In this post, I am going to cover some of the basic vocabulary related to…

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Say hello to your little new friend! A self-introduction post Posted by on Nov 5, 2018

Hello, Spanish learners! My name is Anais and I’m so happy to join the Spanish bloggers team and help you learn more about Latin American culture and the language we speak in this culturally rich part of the world. I was born and raised in Caracas, the noisy and vibrant capital city of Venezuela, a…

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How to cook carne membrillo (quince paste) Posted by on Oct 27, 2014

   Aunque estamos en el veranillo de las rosas de otoño, la tercera estación del año ya está aquí llena de colores y deliciosas frutas de temporada. Aquellos que hemos tenido la suerte de tener árboles frutales en casa normalmente relacionamos cada estación con un ritual culinario distinto. Yo recuerdo de mi infancia que cada…

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Easter Spanish desserts: Torrijas Posted by on Mar 29, 2013

Como seguro que ya sabéis, una de mis cosas favoritas en relación con las fiestas en España es la cantidad de postres típicos que tenemos para cada una de ellas. La variedad para Semana Santa es enorme (he compartido algunas recetas en posts previos), y hoy quiero compartir con vosotros la forma más sencilla de…

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Spanish surviving sentences in a restaurant or a hotel (Answers) Posted by on Feb 7, 2013

Last week we were talking about “surviving sentences in a bar or restaurant”. If you remember, I gave you some questions which some of you have answered quite well. Thanks so much Estrellita, Patricia Salerno, John and Marlene for your contributions. I’m giving you my version now, with a couple of quite interesting and funny…

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Were you king or “tontolaba”? Spanish traditions in “el Día de Reyes” Posted by on Jan 10, 2013

¡Hola a todos, y bienvenidos a este flamante año nuevo! Como posiblemente sabéis, la Navidad dura un poquito más en algunos países, así que apenas estamos volviendo a nuestra rutina. Nuestro último día de vacaciones fue el 6 de Enero, la Epifanía, cuando celebramos la visita de los Tres Reyes Magos al niño Jesús. Es…

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