DAY 16 - Vanilla Bean

neil bougourd | 16 December, 2021

            DAY 16 - Vanilla Bean


They have since been transplanted to various regions of the world. However, Mexico is the only place that has an insect that pollinates the vanilla plant. In other places in the world, Vanilla has to be hand pollinated, which adds to its price and mystique. OURS ARE FROM MADAGASCAR.


Recipe for salted vanilla bean whipped cream - use it on berries, hot chocolate, ginger bread... you get the idea. -

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons hazelnut salted liquor - optional
  • teaspoon seeds from 1 vanilla bean 
  • pinch or sea salt

Add the heavy cream to a large bowl and whisk until soft peaks form. Add the powdered sugar, hazelnut liquor, the seeds from one bean and pinch of salt. Whisk until combined. Store in the fridge until ready to use.