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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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Add vanilla bean powder (4 scoops for a venti, 3 scoops grande, and 2 scoops for tall), caramel syrup (1 pump for a venti-size drink, and .
Vanilla beans, which are extracted from a species of orchid native to Mexico, are also grown in the states of Oaxaca, Puebla, Hidalgo, San Luis Potosi, Quintana Roo, and Chiapas.
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And a venti Vanilla Bean with whipped cream will give you 640 calories and 10 grams of sat fat to work off at the gym.
Madagascar Vanilla Red possesses the smooth, exotic flavor of rooibus blended with Madagascar vanilla bean.
At Cool River, three two-ounce mini-Martinis--guests pick from among the alternatinis Granny Smith, Raspberry Beret, Sex on the Beach, Minty Mojito, Vanilla Bean and Wild Melon - are served for $6, giving customers a reasonable cost for sampling new creations.
Smacking his lips after devouring a dish of rather plain vanilla ice cream, he said to himself, "Someday they'll serve Hawaiian vanilla bean ice cream on the bullet train.
Time to prepare: 20 minutes Time to set: 4 hours Makes: 4 large portions or 6 small portions INGREDIENTS 3 gelatine leaves 8fl oz milk 8fl oz double cream 1oz sugar 6fl oz Limoncello liqueur 1 vanilla bean, split lengthways 1 fresh pomegranate 1 fresh non-waxed lemon, rind grated finely METHOD Soften the gelatine leaves in cold water.