Vanilla pod, 13-16 cm
Most pastries and desserts contain various flavorings. One of the most famous spices has a delicate and sweet smell - vanilla. Finding natural vanillin is not so easy, but our online store is ready to offer it to you. In the "Spice Bank" you will find vanilla pods from 13 to 16 centimeters long.
It is popular, but at the same time, one of the most expensive spices in the world. You can order it, starting from one piece and even wholesale. If you are interested in how much the spice costs in sticks, the price is high, but lower than in other stores. However, despite the high cost, it is worth buying, because the aroma of natural vanilla can not be compared with anything, and the useful properties of spices fully recoup its price.
Vanilla pods, what is it?
The fruit obtained after flowering tropical vines is called vanilla pods. This vine is part of the orchid family. The pod is dark brown and twisted into a stick, quite oily. The weight of this fruit is from 2 to 6 grams. Vanilla is native to America, but this perennial vine is unpretentious and can grow in different countries, tropics, Ceylon and Madagascar.
Composition and nutritional value of vanilla pods
Presented sticks have a composition quite rich and varied. They contain:
- essential oils and B vitamins;
- important trace elements.
The seasoning has a bright, persistent and sweet aroma, but it tastes bitter. If you overdo it by adding spices to food, you can spoil the dish.
Most pods are sold individually, in a tightly closed container, it allows you to keep the properties of the spice for a long time. In one hundred grams of vanilla only 287 kcal. Very often the expensive seasoning is replaced by vanillin extract or an artificial substitute - vanilla sugar.
The use of aromatic pods
Natural vanilla has a wide range of uses and it's not just cooking. However, it is most often used for cooking. One stick will be enough for a long time, as you need to take a small portion of the pod, about 1/20 or 1/4 per 1 kg.
- It is desirable to add vanillin to a variety of pastries.
- It will not be superfluous in chocolates, fruit desserts and even in tea or coffee.
- In addition to sweets, it can be used for meat and fish dishes, stews, salads and cheeses, as well as a variety of beverages.
The cost of vanilla is high, but this is no reason to abandon it, because you can replace it with sugar, powder or syrup. It will not give such a strong smell and taste, but it will not hurt.
It has the spice of many other useful properties. It has a nourishing and protective effect on the skin, a pleasant smell lifts the mood and helps to lose weight. This was adopted by beauticians. They add useful spices in shampoos, conditioners, perfumes, creams and other cosmetics. Vanilla essential oil helps relieve stress and relieves insomnia.
Advantages of buying in the store "Spice Bank"
You can order vanilla from us in the online store individually or in bulk. We guarantee its naturalness and freshness. You can also buy any other spices, their sets and other goods from us.
You can read the reviews of our regular customers to be more confident in the purchase. You will be pleased with the cost and range of spices, it is really diverse, there are quite exotic varieties.
You can always adjust your order and find out how much your favorite spice costs, as all this is calculated automatically on the site. Come, choose, leave your feedback. We look forward to working with you.