Genuine vanilla comes from Vanilla orchids (Vanilla Planifolia being the most commonly grown species). These orchids are vines, and need to cling on to something (such as a tree or a pole) in order to grow. The fruit of the orchids is mostly referred to as “vanilla beans”, and it is from these we receive pure vanilla.
Vanilla Bean Frap recipe. Tastes exactly like the Starbucks one :D 3/4 cup crushed ice 1/2 cup milk (I like a little milk you can add more as desired.) Cinnamon(Optional) 2 1/5 to 3 scoops Vanilla Bean Ice Cream 1/2 tablespoon sugar
Edmond Albius - As a 12 yr old slave out mastered university professors and discovered how to grow vanilla outside of Mexico. Albius' technique was used in Madagascar to cultivate vanilla and Madagascar remains the world's chief vanilla producer. Vanilla is the most expensive spice outside of Saffron. #HowDoTheyDoIt