I recently found this terrific guide to the various types of Vietnamese banh. I do want to try making banh xeo at home.

Double dipping has been shown to transfer bacteria from the mouth to the dip. Ew.

Pim continues with her beginners’ series with a recipe for pad see ew.

There’s an amazing introduction to Italian caramelles at Ms Adventures in Italy…and I was lucky enough to win a boxful of them! Photos in my next post!

Finally, trust me – you want to watch this (first seen at Off the Broiler):