You know the old adage, “it’s what’s on the inside that counts?” Let’s be honest with ourselves, looks matter — just ask varak.

Varak are edible thin sheets of pure silver and gold used for decoration on desserts. Popular for special occasion sweets and pastries in South Asia and the Middle East, the sheets are flavorless, odorless and pretty expensive. Sweet!

Use today’s Word of the Day: Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr With Dessert