I just stumbled upon this totally mind-bending site called polyvore. It’s essentially an image collage building and sharing app, but the neat thing is that they keep track of the individual photos used in the collages, so can explore what photos are used in which collages, by the source domain.
What do vanilla sauce (aka crème anglaise), ice cream, pastry cream (aka crème pâtissière), and crème brûlée all have in common? Read Michael Ruhlman’s Vanilla Sauce in Black and White to find out. (0 comments)
I recently bought two organic Ugandan vanilla beans in a glass test tube from Whole Foods for $12, with the intention of making crème anglaise for the party. Never got around to the crème anglaise, but I did just discover that you can order a wide variety of vanilla beans online from Beanilla for much much less. (2 comments)