The Week has an interesting article about identifying languages at a glance. A lot of it involves language specific accents. Check it out! [...]
The Portuguese first made contact with Japan in 1543. This started the Nanban Trade Period which extended several decades. During this time, the Portuguese introduced tempura and refined sugar to Japan. Sadao Mazuka wrote to me about some of these culinary influences… Konpeito (?'- = [...]
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Learn some Irish Songs on Mama Lisa’s World! Learn Irish Sayings, Recipes and Poems on Mama Lisa’s Blog. Here’s an Irish blessing to keep you out of trouble today (lol): May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, and may trouble avoid [...]
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With Lullabies From Around The World
A Mama Lisa Book! Over 50 lullabies and recordings from all over the world. Each Lullaby includes the full text in the original language, with an English translation. Order Here!