seed po"> seed po"/>
Portland Indian Community - PortlandIndian.com
| | |
 


 

Vanilla

Health & Lifestyle


Share With Your Friends

Add To My Favorite
In Hindi : Vainilla
Vanilla is a seed pod of a tropical climbing orchid. The name vanilla comes from the Spanish Vainilla, meaning ''little pod''. Vanilla is one of the few contributions of the western hemisphere to the world of spices. The spice was introduced in India during the mid 19th Century.

Vanilla is highly fragrant with an exotic aroma. Vanilla is extensively used throughout the world in foods, confectionary, pharmaceuticals and beverages. Used almost exclusively in sweet cookery, vanilla is added to cakes, biscuits, puddings and desserts.

The best quality grows in locations with good drainage, adequate humus and an annual rainfall of 75-100 inches. Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are the main Vanilla producing states in India.

Natural vanilla flavouring extract or essence is made by finely chopping the beans or pods and infusing them by dripping alcohol on the pieces

 

Disclaimer: Please use this channel at your own discretion. These articles are contributed by our users. We are not responsible or liable for any problems related to the utilization of information of these articles.

 

View All Contributions

Post an Article
Notify Me of New Articles

Become A Featured Contributor
Add Your Blog | Add Recipe | Add Article

More Article by

BROTHERHOOD: Dharma, Destiny and the American Dream by Deepak & Sanjiv Chopra
Aging Brain
Health Tips
Beauty Tips
United States of America (US) Citizenship
View All Articles

Featured Contributors


Vivek Wadhwa

Anu Peshawaria

Aayushi Manish
Aayushi Manish

Christine Dunbar

Ananya Kiran

Praveen Nair
Praveen Nair

Tahmina Watson

Darshan Goswami

Rima Arora
Rima Arora

Latest Articles

Mr. India Global - Dhaval by Dhaval Panchal
World Class Cricket Stars in Florida in Aug. by Lloyd Jodah
The poverty is a symbol of backward society and country by Md Rajiulah
Winter activities at Whistler, British Columbia by Sunitha
Hiking at Rattlesnake Ridge, Washington by Sunitha
View All Articles

Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors.
Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker.