Vanilla beans originated in Mexico and are dried using traditional drying methods. From Madagascar to Indonesia and New Guinea Papua New Guinea farms, they are all over the world. Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans are the best quality beans globally, and they have an incredible flavor. The smell is composed of heavenly buttery aromas, rich black or dark brown, and greasy on the outside.
Traditionally, good beans are cured using the Bourbon curing method to develop an utterly complex vanilla flavor. This flavor is made from more than 200 organic vanillas, and natural vanilla flavor WONF (Natural Vanilla Flavor WONF) Unable to copy usually. After pollination, the entire process takes 6 to 9 months—the industry quality benchmark for flat-leaf vanilla (vanilla species found in Madagascar) with high vanillin content.
Grade A vanilla beans are about 5-6 inches long and are carefully selected to ensure good quality. These excellent beans can create many recipes! They are very suitable for making homemade vanilla extract or KAHLUA, home cooking or baking, vanilla bean ice cream, cakes, cupcakes or biscuits, and other desserts. They are the first choice of professional chefs who make desserts such as Creme Brulee. Good beans are also the first choice for home brewers or those who own wineries! Homemade KAHLUA or vanilla extract is also a popular gift, which can be made using a simple vodka infusion method! Bonus points for using waste vanilla beans after making vanilla sugar from the extract!
How to dry the vanilla beans with the heat pump dryer?
- The first stage: quickly put the vanilla beans into the Teflon trays and place them evenly at a temperature of 60-65°C and 40-60 minutes.
- The second stage: the temperature is 65-70℃, and the time is 60 minutes;
- The third stage: the temperature is 70-75℃, until drying, the time is generally about 8-10 hours. The interval between two dryings is 1-2 hours. During the drying process, the heat should be even.
- The fourth stage: After the dried vanilla beans are cooled, they can be packaged and stored.