Do you eat to live or do you live to eat?
Firstly, I would like to say sorry about my spelling mistake that I made in the title yesterday.
Secondly, I would like to thank you for all comments. I would also like to thank Lewis for his intresting story and for loads of new expressions in it.
I spent all day cleaning Csilla´s room before she came to make her feel comfortable. I cleaned the windows, washed the curtain, dusted the furniture, polished the floor and so on. I will only change the bedclothes on Saturday because she likes nice smelling pillowcase. My children tend to say that I am obsessed with cleaning up and this is one of my bad habits. It also causes some unimportant quarrels when they are not as careful about cleanliness as I think they should be. I believe that they will change their mind when they also become parents.
Let´s talk about food. In the southwest part of Slovakia, where Hungarian and Slovak people live together, the Slovak cuisine is more or less the same as the Hungarian because we live close to the border with Hungary. On the whole, Hungarians like eating. I like eating too, but I do not live to eat. My family has meals four times a day: breakfast, snack, lunch and dinner. My son does not eat breakfast at home because he does not want to get up early. So, I prepare breakfast for him that he takes to school. My husband and I eat breakfast at home. We prefer eating rolls with butter or cheese and ham or different kinds of salami to eating cereals with milk. Sometimes I cook poridge. We have lunch at that time when my son comes back from school, between 1pm and 2pm and the whole family eats together. I am happy because my family always has lunch at home. Lunch is the main meal of the day for us. I cook all day, so we always eat warm dishes. We often eat vegetable soup. After that we have the main dish, for example: pasta, cheese or different sorts of meat with potatoes, rice or noodles. Our popular national dishes are: Ujhazi chicken soup, goulash, fish soup, paprika chicken, stuffed cabbage, stew with noodlies. In my kitchen I do a lot of cooking and baking. I usually bake cake three times a week. I like trying new meals, so I often read cookery books or websites on the internet where I can find a lot of recipes. My family likes new tastes as well. We sometimes eat an afternoon snack, when lunch was light. We eat a slice of bread, some spread, fruit or vegetables. My son likes some crisps, but I do not like them. We have dinner between 6pm and 7pm. We eat something light or leftover food from lunch. We are together around the table in the kitchen. Over dinner we discuss what has happened to each of us during the day. My son also says what happened at school that day.
We like food from other countries, too, especially Italian. We often eat some pizza or spaghetti with bolognese sauce.. I hope that I cook healthily. I do not cook with too much fat and I cook a variety of different meals. We also like all sorts of fruit. I think it is better to eat more frequently but in small portions. On some occasions we go to restaurants.
Speaking of meals I am getting hungry. It is too late now so I have to prepare something light for us.
See you tomorrow. Have a nice dream.
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