Vanilla is a flavouring derived from orchids of the genus Vanilla, primarily from the Mexican species, flat-leaved vanilla; The word vanilla, derived from the diminutive of the Spanish word vaina simply translates as little pod. Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican peoples cultivated the vine of the vanilla orchid, called tlilxochitl by the Aztecs, and Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés is credited with introducing both vanilla and chocolate to Europe in the 1520s.
Country of Origin can vary, 100% Natural,
Available as beans, 4pcs and 100g (about 25 fat big beans 17-18cm length -best quality), and as powder , 50g and 500g and 1 kg pack. Buy in bulk and pay less. Please note, that the powder will be availbale appr. mid of April.
Storage: Stored away from light in an airtight container, vanilla pods will keep for 2 years or more.