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In the production of vanillas, we use beans cultivated in three specific regions–Madagascar, Mexico and Tahiti–to craft our origin-specific extracts, pastes, powders, beans and sugar. Each region's vanilla has a distinct flavor, from creamy to floral, and each product, from extracts to pastes, has its specific benefits and ideal culinary uses. This means that each of our all-natural vanilla products will have its own unique influence on your dish.

Which one's right for your culinary needs? The chart shown below details the advantages as well as best pairings and uses for each of our vanilla products.

 

Product

Flavor Notes
& Features

Uses

Pairings

Savory Ideas

Sweet Ideas

Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla

Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Extract

Sweet, creamy and mellow with velvety after-tones.

Very versatile: baking, cooking, cold dishes. Just measure and add.  

Chocolate and Cream.

Seafood Sauces or Marinades. Cuts the acidity of tangy Tomato Sauces.

Cakes, Cookies, Pastries, French Toast
and Scones.

Organic Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract

Same as above and uses only certified organic ingredients.

Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Paste

Sweet, creamy and mellow with velvety aftertones. Plus, features real vanilla seeds in a thick base.

A convenient way to increase the visual flair with actual vanilla seeds. Also, add more delicious vanilla flavor without thinning out batters or sauces. 

 

Glazes for Poultry, Seafood and Pork.

Crème Anglaise,
Crème Brûlée,
Custards, Puddings, Gelato, and Ice Cream

Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Powder

 

Dry version with same classic vanilla flavor.

 

Ideal for mixes and other dry applications. Also dishes sensitive to color. Or, sprinkled on top as a flavor enhancer.

 

Dry Rubs.

Mixes: Cakes, Cookies, Pancakes. Color-sensitive: Icings.
Flavor enhancer: on Fruits, in Drinks like Coffee, Cocoa, Sodas
and Mixed Drinks.

Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans

Moist, hand-selected beans with a sweet, creamy and mellow flavor and velvety after-tones.

For unadulterated vanilla flavor. Also, increases the visual appeal of your dish by adding real vanilla seeds. 

 

Glazes for Poultry, Seafood and Pork.

Crème Anglaise,
Crème Brûlée, Custards, Puddings, Yogurt, Gelato,
and Ice Cream

Organic Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans

Same as above and certified organic.

Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Sugar

A hint of sweet, creamy vanilla and the sweetness of sugar.

Use in place of sugar in a recipe to add an extra layer of vanilla flavor. Or, sprinkle on top as a finishing touch.

 

Tomato Sauces and Dry Rubs.

Cookies, Cakes, Pies & Pastries. In Coffee, Sodas & Mixed Drinks. On Fruits, Dutch Baby Pancakes & Cereal.

Mexican Vanilla

Mexican Pure Vanilla Extract

Sweet and creamy with a deep, spicy character.

The vanilla's own spice works well with other spicy foods. Or, switch it up and give a twist to recipes that call for Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla.

Cinnamon, Cloves, Ginger and other Warm Spices. Citrus Fruits. Chocolate, especially mellows the bitterness
of Dark Chocolate.

Tomato Sauces, Barbecue Sauces, Chilis or Salsas.

Ginger Snaps &
other spiced cookies.
Hot Chocolate. Give
familiar recipes a
twist: Cookies, Cakes,
Frozen Desserts, et al.

Mexican Vanilla Beans

Moist, hand-selected beans with a flavor that marries sweet and creamy with spicy.

For unadulterated vanilla flavor. Also, increases the visual appeal of your dish by adding real vanilla seeds.

See above.

See above.

Chocolate Crème Brûlée, Flan and
Ice Cream

Tahitian Vanilla

Tahitian Pure Vanilla Extract

Fruity, anise-like flavor with floral notes.

Use in "cold" dishes. This vanilla's delicate nature doesn't hold up well to heat.

Fruits

Beurre Blanc Sauce for Seafood and Sweet Potato Salad.

Refrigerated & Frozen Desserts, Pastry Creams, Fruit Pies & Sauces, Smoothies, Shakes, Puddings and Custards.

Tahitian Vanilla Beans

Plump and moist, hand-selected beans with a fruity, anise-like flavor and floral notes.

For unadulterated vanilla flavor. Also, increases the visual appeal of your dish by adding real vanilla seeds.

See above.

 

Crème Anglaise, Crème Brûlée, Custards, Puddings, Yogurt and Ice Cream

Vanilla Equivalencies

1 whole Vanilla Bean =
1 tablespoon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste =
1 tablespoon Pure Vanilla Extract =
1 tablespoon Pure Vanilla Powder
                                                                            

 

 
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