Story of the World, Vol. 2, Chapter 12

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The Islamic invation of Spain was a fascinating chapter, especially in the light of what is going on right now in Europe with the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis and the November 13 Paris attacks. As adults, we are aware of all these historic connections, but the children are not. Maybe they should stay this way for a little while longer. The world is turning into a scary place and I just don’t want them to know that yet.

Vegetarian arroz con pollo

Moorish food: arroz con pollo – vegetarian version

They colored the pages provided and we made arroz con pollo according to the recipe given for a Moorish meal. Except we don’t eat pollo, so we used Fri-Chik instead.  Continue reading »