Chicken Stir-Fry With Bell Pepper, Zucchini and Carrots

When asked about a typical family recipe, I’d have to say stir-fry. I don’t know how my father learned to make it. He has never been to China, but somehow for as long as I remember, my father has been making these tasty and healthy meal that could be made in no time ...Read More

I Took All the Online Nationality Quizzes and the Results are Confusing

I love online quizzes of any kind. If there’s a quiz for something, I’m going to take it. I love the ones that are about travelling, parenting and and particularly the nationality quizzes, the ones that promise to disclose the real nationality of my left toe, and that only in 10 questions! ...Read More

Show Me Your Gardens Around the World: MKB Blogging Carnival

I promised my brother that I’d post the stir-fry recipe we made together while he was here, but it’d have to wait because I was asked to host the Multicultural Kid Blogs Carnival this month. The topic was show me your garden around the world.  When we moved to the Netherlands, we ...Read More

All You Want to Know About My Multilingualism

One of the cool things about being a blogger is that you get to talk to some really fabulous people. A while ago, I was interviewed by two great bloggers about my multilingualism and raising multilingual children. One was Olena Centeno of Bilingual Kids Rock (check out her other podcasts as well!) and Aneta ...Read More

Why I’m Proud of My Vaccination Scar

In the book “Outlander”, Claire, a British woman from the 1940-ies, finds herself in Scotland of the 18 century, recognizes fellow time traveller Geillis Duncan by the smallpox vaccination scar on the other woman’s shoulder. I must admit I would have been just as easily recognizable because I happen to have just ...Read More

Breadmaker Pizza Recipe

Following the success of my breadmaker brioche, here’s another great bread machine recipe that I’m making sometimes- enter the breadmaker pizza recipe! It is much more time-intensive than the brioche and it’s not traditional Italian pizza, but it’s delicious and the kids love it- and often they help me make it. I ...Read More

Moroccan Style Chicken Couscous Soup

I promised some of you that I’d give my slow-cooker a chance to prove itself… and I didn’t. I made this chicken couscous soup in my pressure cooker but didn’t use the pressure). However, if you’re looking for a warming, hearty, spicy ad comforting meal (that you can also make in a ...Read More

5 Things I Want You to Know About Polish

Yesterday was International Mother Language Day (#IMLD).  and I want to shed some light on my own mother tongue, Polish. I know I’m late but then Ilze wrote her post about Latvian and I found it absolutely fascinating and wanted to write a similar post listing all the things to know about ...Read More

Focaccia Recipe

I love all kinds of bread. My favourite is the heavy, German-style bread made with rye flour but sometimes I feel like making Turkish-style flatbread. Or at least I thought it was Turkish-style flatbread because when I found the recipe and proudly presented the result to my Turkish friend, she said, “Oh, ...Read More

Homemade Chocolate for Valentine’s Day Sponsored Post and Giveaway

Disclaimer: this post is sponsored by OneDay and I was rewarded for writing it. I wasn’t a huge fan of Valentine’s day until last year when the daycare took care of our children while we went for a date, just the two of us. My husband and me. It was epic! And from that ...Read More