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va·nil·la

(vă-nil'ă),
The cured, full-grown, unripe fruit of Vanila planifolia (Mexican or Bourbon vanilla) or of V. tahitensis (Tahiti vanilla), orchids (family Orchidaceae) native to Mexico and cultivated in other tropic countries; a flavoring agent.
[Sp. vainilla, little pod]

vanilla

(vă-nĭl′ă) [Sp. vainilla, little sheath]
Any one of a group of tropical orchids. The cured seed pods of Vanilla planifolia contain an aromatic substance, also called vanilla, that is used for flavoring.
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So far the market has not regularly had a bourbon vanilla extract that was suitable for developing and launching complex fair-trade products such as chocolate, ice cream and cookies.
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Another award winner is La Maison des Sorbets Foods Madagascan Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream Balls, which topped the ice cream category in the 2007 Caterer and Hotelkeeper Excellence in Food & Drink Awards, given in association with caterers' organization 3663 First for Foodservice.
Paul's bourbon vanilla cheesecake came with poached rhubarb and looked a far better bet.
Madagascar, where the product is named Madagascar Bourbon vanilla (referring to the Bourbon Islands), is the world's largest producer of vanilla.
Profiling is the measurement of the intensity of each of a number of well-defined flaFlavor profiles for a bourbon vanilla extract on 3 different ice cream bases can be described through sensory panels vor characteristics for each flavor sample evaluated.
Cookie Chips are always made using only whole ingredients such as milled cane sugar, rBST hormone free butter, cage free eggs, and pure bourbon vanilla.
These high-quality bourbon vanilla extracts from Madagascar have been certified by ECOCERT, an independent certification organization whose internationally recognized seal guarantees that products are both natural and organic, and that they have been processed using traditional methods.
Flavours such as royal bourbon vanilla, orange & Cointreau and melon & ginger gained a growing fan base among hotels and restaurants.
Indonesian Vanilla blends the creamy sweetness of classic bourbon vanilla, with a luscious woody floral note that contributes to the ice cream's deep, full-bodied flavor.
So, let's all get down on our knees and give thanks to those chocolate gods, Green & Black's, whose Organic White Chocolate is made with real Bourbon vanilla blended into rich cocoa butter (from cocoa beans) and full-cream milk.