VANILLA AND TONKA BEANS
Buy tonka bean or vanilla extract?
Professionals work with the best ingredients. One of these is the tonka bob. Do you know what flavor it gives to desserts? Magic! It reminds both vanilla and cinnamon and something else special at the same time. In any case, it is worth buying a tonka bean for this exquisite aroma.
By the way, the seeds of the fragrant dipteryx fruit give it. These trees grow in Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Venezuela. The shape of the bean is almond-shaped, the skin is dark and slightly wrinkled, and inside the high-quality tonka bean has a dense and light core. Tonka beans should be stored in a tightly closed glass container, which can still be wrapped with cling film.
How to cook tonka beans?
To give the dessert a valuable flavor, the whole bean is boiled in milk or cream. This can be done up to 10 times. After cooking, the bean must be carefully dried and hermetically packed. Another option is to grate half a bean on a fine grater into milk or cream and warm it up. After you need to cover the saucepan with cling film and hold for 10 minutes, then strain.
Which vanilla extract to buy?
In the INVENT store, we offer to buy vanilla extract with Bourbon seeds. Production SOSA (Spain). It comes in the form of a concentrated paste. It is used for baking, and for making creams, ice cream, mousses, sauces, sweets.
Pasta adds a classic vanilla flavor to desserts. It looks thick, viscous, dark brown.
Exact Ingredients of Bourbon Seed Vanilla Extract Paste: Glucose, Flavouring, Invert Sugar, Madagascar Vanilla Extract, Curcumin, Beta Carotene, Vanilla Seed, Potassium Xorbate.
You can buy vanilla extract in the INVENT store in a convenient package of 25 g.