Spanish cooking
French writing exercise

La cuisine espagnole

Jean-Luc cooked a Spanish meal for his friends, with mixed results!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"to have [someone] for dinner", "tapas", "a croquette", "to struggle more with", "the tortilla", "a disaster", "to happen", "the paella", "saffron", "seafood", "raw (uncooked)", "that's when...", "to admit defeat".

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  • I’ll show you where you make mistakes
  • I’ll keep track of what you need to practise
  • Change my choices if you want
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I'm having my friends for dinner tonight. I chose to prepare a Spanish meal, because I knew that they would like that. I went online to find tapas recipes. The ham croquettes were easy to make, but I struggled more with the tortilla. I had to make it again! But the real disaster happened when I made the paella! First, I put too much saffron in the rice which turned bright yellow! Then, I added the seafood too late: as a result, it was still raw! That's when I admitted defeat and ordered pizzas. And next time, I'll pick a recipe that I know how to make!

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