Vanilla Pods x 2


Vanilla pods, also known as vanilla beans, are the fruit of the vanilla orchid plant. They are highly valued for their rich aroma and flavour, and are widely used in various culinary applications. Vanilla pods contain a compound called vanillin, which gives them their distinctive taste and fragrance.<br>

The vanilla pod can be used for baking and has a lot of flavour, can be used to to infuse milk or cream with subtle vanilla flavour

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Uses of Vanilla Pods:
  1. Baking and Desserts: Vanilla pods are commonly used in baking to infuse desserts with their wonderful flavor. They can be added to cake batters, cookie dough, custards, ice creams, and puddings. Splitting the pod and scraping out the seeds or using the whole pod can add depth and complexity to your sweet treats.
  2. Beverages: Vanilla pods can be used to flavor a range of beverages. You can infuse them in milk for making vanilla-flavored milkshakes, lattes, or hot chocolate. They can also be used to add a touch of vanilla to cocktails, such as vanilla-infused vodka or rum.
  3. Homemade Extract: Vanilla pods can be used to make your own vanilla extract. Simply split the pods lengthwise and place them in a jar with alcohol, such as vodka or rum. Allow the mixture to sit for a few weeks, shaking occasionally, and you’ll have homemade vanilla extract ready to use in your recipes.
  4. Infused Sugar: Vanilla pods can be used to make vanilla-infused sugar. Place a split vanilla pod into a jar of granulated sugar and let it sit for a couple of weeks. The sugar will absorb the vanilla flavor, giving you a fragrant sweetener to use in your coffee, tea, or baking.
  5. Savory Dishes: While vanilla pods are mostly associated with sweet dishes, they can also be used in savory recipes. A small amount of vanilla can enhance the flavor of certain dishes, such as sauces for meats, marinades, or even in some salad dressings.
Recipes using Vanilla Pods:
  1. Classic Vanilla Ice Cream: Combine milk, cream, sugar, and vanilla seeds scraped from a vanilla pod in a saucepan. Heat the mixture until it reaches a simmer, then remove from heat and let it cool. Once cooled, churn the mixture in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  2. Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée: In a bowl, whisk together egg yolks, sugar, and vanilla seeds from a split vanilla pod. In a saucepan, heat cream until it begins to steam. Slowly pour the hot cream into the egg mixture, whisking constantly. Strain the mixture and divide it among ramekins. Bake in a water bath until set. Sprinkle sugar on top and caramelize it with a kitchen torch.
  3. Vanilla Bean Pancakes: Prepare your favorite pancake batter and fold in the seeds from a split vanilla pod. Cook the pancakes on a griddle or skillet until golden brown. Serve with maple syrup and fresh fruit.
Remember to store vanilla pods in an airtight container in a cool, dark place to maintain their freshness.

Ingredients: 2 vanilla pods


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