Most 'vanilla' flavourings you see in supermarkets aren’t actually vanilla at all!
Vanilla Essence is NOT real vanilla. Heilala Vanilla is 100% pure vanilla.
Have you checked the type of vanilla in your favourite ice cream, cookies, cakes and baking? Chances are it’s got artificial vanilla in it!
A whopping 97% of the food industry is using vanilla essence, a cheap artificial substitute flavoured with vanillin. Vanillin is derived from the paper-pulp byproduct lignin. So most of those vanilla milkshakes and cheesecakes you love, have never even been near real vanilla!
The truth is, not only is it artificial, but as a consumer, you are missing out on the depth, richness and health benefits that Heilala Vanilla gives you! Compared to the one flavour (vanillin) used in vanilla essence, real vanilla has over 250 flavour compounds and has been proven as a powerful anti-inflammatory and booster of mental performance.
Vanilla is often referred to as the 'underwear of baking', an invisible essential. It supports, balances, mellows and gives depth to dishes. It can be its own star in ice cream, custard or crème brulee. At various doses and concentrations vanilla can enhance the flavour of chocolate, coffee, nut and fruit flavours. When used with citrus, it tends to cover the acid bite.Read More