In September 2017, I started on my MA in Applied Translation at the UEA, having completed a three month internship in a translation company. Thus began my travels in translation.
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#ThatTranslatorCanCook Week Twelve: Galette des Rois
This week, I decided to tackle a traditional French new year’s cake. Yes, I realise I’m a little late to the game (Hannah Lawrence made hers weeks ago…), but I was still in the festive mood and fancied something seasonal!
#ThatTranslatorCanCook Week Seven: Croissant!
This week, I decided to try a French staple…croissants! And I was fairly pleased with the results! Overall, they turned out well, but if I were to make them again, I’d need to tweak the recipe for our oven (more on that later…)
#ThatTranslatorCanCook Week Six: Maple Cookies
How did it get to be week six of this challenge? Time sure flies!
#ThatTranslatorCanCook Week Five: Moroccan Zaalouk
This week, I decided to try out zaalouk from an Arabic recipe. My husband and I are trying to eat more vegetarian dishes for health and environmental reasons and the femme de ménage in the volunteer flat where I stayed when I volunteered with Moroccan Children’s Trust in 2016 made a delicious zaalouk for usContinue reading “#ThatTranslatorCanCook Week Five: Moroccan Zaalouk”
#ThatTranslatorCanCook Week Three: Citrus Chicken Lentils
This week’s recipe is not a traditionally French dish, but rather a necessary way to use up the several kilograms of lentils that have been taking up space in my husband’s cupboard since before I met him…
#ThatTranslatorCanCook Week Two: Kouign Amann Recipe
This week, I decided to give Kouign Amann (pronounced queen-ya-man). This is a traditional butter cake from Brittany and notoriously difficult to bake.
Vocab Vendredi: Arabic Proverbs COMPETITION!!
Hello again and welcome to another Vocab Vendredi. Last week, we looked at some of my favourite Arabic proverbs about camels in The Son of a Duck is a Floater and what they mean in English. This week, I’ve got a little competition for you…
Vocab Vendredi: Arabic Proverbs: All About Camels!
Have you ever wondered what proverbs might sound like in other languages? What about Arabic proverbs?