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Real Vanilla Isn’t Plain. It Depends On (Dare We Say It) Terroir

Real Vanilla Isn’t Plain. It Depends On (Dare We Say It) Terroir

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

There’s no such thing as plain vanilla — at least if you’re talking about beans from the vanilla orchid. Whether it’s from Tahiti or Madagascar, vanilla can be creamy, spicy or even floral.

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An African Dinner in Berkeley

An African Dinner in Berkeley

| March 23, 2010 | 6 Comments

An evening far far away…in Berkeley. An exploration of African flavors: Senegalese-style Mafé, a tomato-based groundnut stew, and Bread Pudding with Malagasy Vanilla Rum Sauce.

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