Last friday (the 28th of November) was my birthday. I wanted to celebrate at the stroke of midnight, but a fire broke out down the street, so that took my attention first. After that was over though, I went back inside and had a nice Polish beer, that I had brought back from Krakow, with my parents. I tried to sleep after that, but it took a long time for the smell of smoke to dissipate, so I fell asleep late.
Sadly I had to focus on schoolwork all day, so I couldn’t do much in the way of celebrating then, but I had invited some of my friends over the next day. To prepare I spent Friday night to prepare dumpling filling. The next day, when all my friends had arrived, we immediately started cooking. We first filled the dumpling skins after which I dumped them in a pan of boiling water. One of them started cooking the rest of the meal then, because she’s a much better cook than the rest of us. She made stir-fried potato slices, eggplant with tomato and zucchini with bell pepper. I had a lot of fun hanging out with them in the kitchen and eating with them. Afterwards we played a game of Uno, before they had to go back home again.