Despite all the delicious food on offer in the regions of Spain, one style of dish has become synonymous with the country: tapas. Their fame is perhaps only matched by pintxos, its Basque cousin. Read on for a history of these iconic delicacies, and some of the best recipes you can try at home - or in one of our upcoming Tapas and Pintxos Workshops!
A cocktail on the beach? Iconic! Let's daydream together and match the best beaches of the hispanic world with their appropriate cocktail!
Come to paradise with us!
No fiesta is complete without a bottle or two of tequila - be it in your favourite cocktail or on its own! Read on for a brief but fascinating history of this iconic Mexican spirit, a crash course in getting to know different tequilas, as well as some of the best ways to enjoy it in a cocktail!
With the spooky season upon us, here are two bewitching tales from Northern Spain to get you in the Halloween spirit. Witches have always been a popular element of northern Spanish folklore, particularly in the regions of Galicia, Asturias and the Basque Country, a land where the mountains are high, the mist is thick, and there are plenty of caves for covens - the perfect recipe for witchcraft to thrive!
One of Mexico's most famous celebrations, Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), is coming around once again on November 2. But, while many of us have seen the pictures of elaborate dresses, ceremonies, and celebrations, there's a lot more to this Mexican tradition than meets the eye. Read on for a crash course on Día de los Muertos!
Mexico is known for many things - Ancient civilisations, picture-perfect scenery, and tequila, just to name a few! But the country is also home to some fascinating figures, facts, and events that fly under the radar. So, read on for ten things you might not know about Mexico!
Our students deserve to have some fun after dedicating themselves to weeks of Spanish learning. At El Patio, we have a long-established tradition of the Last Class Fiesta, that brings all of our favourite things together: friends, food, and Spanish!
Esta receta es muy típica del norte de España, especialmente de Euskadi (País Vasco). Los pimientos del piquillo son una variedad de pimiento que se produce en La Rioja y Navarra. Aunque esta receta puede parecer complicada, es de fácil elaboración.
Would you like to read more in Spanish? Get ready to immerse yourself in language and literature! Discover some of the most influential authors in Hispanic literature on a journey through poetry, short stories, and essays.
Read on to find El Patio's top recommendations for brand-new series in Spanish that you can start watching right now on Netflix! Practising Spanish was never so entertaining!
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