Vanilla Beans
Vanilla Beans
Fresh within days of harvest
  • 1 lb
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Vanilla is the pod of the coveted genus vanilla orchid and is the most valuable spice in the world, after saffron. It is used most commonly as a flavouring or additive in foods but also as a spice in various cuisines world wide for its sweet aroma and fragrance. It is also used to lessen high temperature and is widely used in aromatherapy as well.

Unlike powdered or extracted vanilla, which quickly loses aroma, flavour and essential oil content, Dru Era Vanilla is offered in its natural, whole bean form to retain every aspect of the spices flavour and aroma. Dru Era takes pride in supplying the world with the finest of the finer Vanilla, delivered to your doorstep within days of harvest

Origin
Dru Era Vanilla is sourced from the finest Vanilla gardens in the island of Sri Lanka (Ceylon), a nation renowned for its fine spices.

Uses
The sun dried vanilla bean is used widely to add flavour to meals, deserts and beverages because of its beautifully rich taste and pleasantly fragrant aroma. From cakes to caramel to cream and liquor, its wonder is found in abundance. It is used in many recipes around the world due to its universal appeal.

In addition to its marvellous taste, the vanilla bean also possesses many medicinal properties which reduce temperature when having fever and is also used for its aroma therapeutic properties.

Storage  
Store in an airtight container suitably large for the beans and keep out of direct sunlight.