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What’s the Deal with… Vanilla

It’s not just a great ice-cream flavour, but this naturally sweet spice makes a healthy stand-in for sugar, as well as a flavour booster in savoury dishes

WHAT IS IT?

It’s a spice that comes from the only edible fruit-bearing orchid, grown in tropical regions – so, not surprisingly, vanilla is the world’s second most expensive spice, after saffron. Production is labour-intensive, with each flower hand pollinated when it opens just once a year. The beans (or pods) are then sun-dried and cured.

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