HOW TO USE - Slice the vanilla bean and scrap out the inside, then the inside to flavour whatever you are making. Place the leftover bean in a jar with sugar to make vanilla sugar.
VANILLA BEANS -Tahitian vanilla is rarer than the Madagascar variety and is quite versatile, providing options for baking and making vanilla extract and powders. Vanilla can be used in baking and in desserts, but is equally interesting in savoury cooking. These beans have a sweet floral aroma, with flavours of fruit for you to enjoy.
Vanilla Orchids have 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.