Monthly Archives: July 2012

Banh xeo: sizzling crepes

Banh xeo is a popular Vietnamese crispy, savory crepe filled with pork, shrimp, mushrooms, onions, mung bean paste, and bean sprouts.  It is usually eaten wrapped in lettuce leaves with bean sprouts, cucumber, and a variety of aromatic herbs. I don’t know why … Continue reading

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Home again.

Another vacation, another long posting hiatus. After all the airplanes, trains, cars, subway, buses, and achy feet, we are home again.  This time it was a whirlwind 19+ days through Portugal and France.  There were many sites visited and much … Continue reading

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