Vanilla is a flavoring derived from orchids of the genus Vanilla, primarily from the
Mexican species, flat-leaved vanilla (V. planifolia).
Oct 23, 2014 ... By and large, Americans seem to like vanilla ice cream better than chocolate.
There's a little waffling here: one source claims that actually it's ...
Vanilla is the only fruit-bearing member of the orchid family and is native to
central Mexico. The ancient Totonac Indians of Mexico were the first to learn to
Pictured on the left is extract and paste, center is a quarter pound of our high
quality gourmet vanilla beans, next is pure vanilla bean powder and dried ground
Vanilla's History and Heritage. The definition of the word vanilla is "little pod" in
Spanish. The Aztecs called vanilla tlilxóchitl, meaning black flower. This indicates
Anyone who has done any type of baking is probably familiar with vanilla or, at
least, vanilla extract, but are you aware that the history of vanilla goes back to ...
Mar 25, 2014 ... Vanilla is one of those powerful ingredients we use all the time, but probably take
for granted. Whether it's vanilla extract in your chocolate chip ...
A very brief history of Mexican vanilla: Vanilla is Mexico's gift to the world! Vanilla
is the only edible fruit of the orchid. The Totonacs of Veracruz, Mexico are ...
It has seduced kings and comforted millions. Part culinary history, part cultural
commentary, Vanilla tells the remarkable story of the world's most popular flavor ...
Mar 23, 2014 ... Vanilla has become a cultural metaphor for blandness and whiteness. But the
flavor's history is rife with conquest and slavery and theft.