Author Archive for Coral del Rio


Classic British Dishes

Classic British Dishes 1. Melt-in-your-mouth homemade scones. Turn any hour into high tea with these perfectly fluffy, perfectly dense, fresh-out-the-oven scones. (Life tip: It’s pronounced «skons». Wild, I know, but trust me.) 2. Adorable, Christmas-ready mincemeat pies. Miraculously, mincemeat (or mince) pies contain no meat — just delicious bits of fruit and a lot of holiday spirit. Impress your English…


Phrasal Verbs II

PHRASAL VERBS II Phrasal verbs are not my  students’ favourite topic, are they? Anyway, native speakers use phrasal verbs all the time in conversation! That´s why it is so important to try to use as many as possible. It might seem like a lot, but these 25 phrasal verbs will improve not only your written communication, but also your ability…


British Food and Food Idioms

BRITISH FOOD What’s in Marmite? Marmite is a yeast extract. Marmite was invented in the early 1900s by Justus Liebig. The original recipe included just salt, spices and celery. Now, the ingredients listed on the Marmite label include yeast, sugar, salt, mineral salt (potassium chloride), caramel color, corn maltodextrin, minerals (iron), vitamins (niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, folate, B12), herbs and spices. There…