Here are some of the questions that I’m most frequently asked about vanilla. These are the short answers. If you have questions about specific products, be sure to read the descriptions posted with each product. If you are interested in more in-depth information about vanilla, check out the Queen’s book, Vanilla: The Cultural History of the Worlds Favorite Flavor and Fragrance. Any serious cook or baker as well as anyone interested in the history of food, will find this book fascinating. You can get it here.
Q. What is vanilla?
A. Vanilla is the only edible fruit of the orchid family, which is the largest family of