‘La merienda’ – Tea-time in the Spanish class

By Cecilia

Our young friends, Paloma and Camila.

Our young friends, Paloma and Camila.

Mate y alfajores make the perfect Argentine tea treat. Mate, an infusion made with a leaf native to South America and drunk in a gourd through a shared straw, is quite bitter. Therefore, its taste is perfectly offset by the sweetness of alfajores, a sweet, shortbread-like biscuist which sandwich a layer of caramel (or dulce de leche, the Argentine version, which is much thicker).

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Creating a Magazine

By Cecilia

We spend hours on these...

We spend hours on these…

In publishing, every project starts with a key date: the day that a magazine or book needs to be ready for print. The schedules are worked out backwards, and often the final product is a very different (and hopefully improved) version of what the editor had in mind. Although the process starts with writing a manuscript in relative solitude, very soon picture editors, designers, proofreaders, teacher consultants, marketing experts and fellow editors turn it
into a collaboration.

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