VANILLA BEAN EXTRACT KIT WITH GOURMET VANILLA BEANS
BY TEMPTRESS APOTHECARY & PLANTS + PASSION
It’s probably the best smell ever – vanilla, with its warm, comforting aroma.
What makes the best vanilla extract? The best vanilla. Harvested and cured by vanilla bean farmers using traditional techniques. Known as the Gold Standard of Vanilla our Premium grade beans have an exceptional flavour profile and a naturally high vanillin content. No pesticides, no machines, just a 12-month labour of love, from farm to your kitchen. The Vanilla beans for Spray-Free Farmacy customers are all grown from farmers at the top end of Queensland.
We bow to the cultivation of the vanilla bean which is one of the most labour-intensive of all food crops. Each orchid stalk can take three to five years to produce its first flower, which then needs to be pollinated by hand – a process that cannot be done by machine. After pollination, the beans are then left to grow for nine months, harvested, cured and air-dried for another month. Yes, we certainly do need to do a few fist pumps for vanilla bean farmers, and the beans themselves should be handled with deep reverence.
This precious vanilla extract kit utilises a slow infusion of premium vanilla beans with your favourite alcohol, over many months, gently drawing out the delicate aromatics to produce a sweet and complex vanilla extract. It's easy and a handmade luxury unmatched by anything you will find on the market.
Included in this kit is:
*You will need to purchase 500ml of your favourite alcohol for infusing.
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