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 ...
While Nielsen-Massey Vanillas has been producing vanilla products for over a
century, vanilla itself has an even more epic history that spans nearly 1,000 years
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
The history of Vanilla planifolia has been traced to Southeast Mexico, where it
was first discovered by the Totonaco Indians. Though many people think of the ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
comes from Mexico. Most of Mexico's vanilla is grown by the Totonac Indians ... in
the historical development of the Mexican vanilla industry. Because the early ...