What is Mexican vanilla?

Answer Pure vanilla is an expensive ingredient that bakers prize because it gives a distinctive flavor to bakeries and pastries. Synthetic vanilla, which is much cheaper, has a fairly different taste. Of ... Read More »

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What is mexican vanilla extract?

Vanilla was first cultivated in Mexico hundreds of years ago. Mexican vanilla extract can be used in a number of baking applications. The flavor of Mexican vanilla extract has been described as "cr... Read More »

What's the difference between vanilla, french vanilla, and vanilla bean?

French Vanilla ice cream has more egg and generally a higher butter fat content (which makes it richer and creamier) than regular vanilla ice cream.Vanilla Bean ice cream has bits of vanilla bean a... Read More »

What is the difference between vanilla extract&vanilla essence?

Vanilla extract is a mixture of vanilla beans and alcohol that has been soaked and strained. Vanilla essence is a stronger version of vanilla extract that is used by professional bakers.Vanilla ext... Read More »

What is the difference between pure vanilla extract and imitation vanilla extract.?

Imitation vanilla is made from artificial flavorings, most of which come from wood by-products and often contain chemicals. Pure vanilla extract is made from real vanilla beans, which grow slowly ... Read More »