Entries by Learn More Than Spanish

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Learn Spanish with Colombian recipes

Writing and reviewing recipes can help Spanish learners in a lot of areas: food related vocabulary, giving and following instructions, idioms etc. The following recipe is for “Ají colombiano”, one of the most versatile a delicious hot sauce you will find in Colombia. This spicy condiment can go on everything: from empanadas to soups and […]

Learn Spanish with Palindromes

We recently posted on our Facebook page about Palindromes. We think is such an interesting topic that we would like to talk a little bit more about it. Memorizing palindromes in the language you are studying is a great way to increase your vocabulary and your understanding of the grammar. And for those who like […]

Colombian Aguardiente: The Host

Continuing with our culinary classes, we would like to introduce you the host! Yes it is an alcoholic drink, rarely drunk in cocktails and usually drunk straight, shot by shot. Aguardiente or firewater is an anise-flavoured liqueur derived from sugarcane. It has 24%–29% alcohol content and it is your friendly host in almost every party. […]

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 86 Birthday

Known affectionately as Gabo, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, is considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century. Novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, Gabo was born in Aracata, Colombia on March 6, 1927. García Márquez drew international attention for his novel “Cien años de soledad” (1967), which was later translated as One Hundred […]