Saturday, June 6, 2009

Dutch 101: Lesson 3

Dutch Word of the Day!

It's time to start increasing our vocabulary -- this site has a lot of great resources as well as the standard word of the day via web or email:

Thursday, June 4, 2009


What is up with the milk in Europe? UHT seems to be very popular and for fresh milk the two standard options are full fat and half fat (half volle). We go through about 2 litres every 3 days but we still have to buy 1 litre containers to keep us just ahead of the 'going off' stage.

I'm not sure whether the treament process is different or whether it's a matter of there being so many people that the milk takes a lot longer to get from cow to human, but ours never seems to last more than a couple of days in the fridge!