How to Scrape a Vanilla Bean - CHOW Tip





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Published on Feb 23, 2010

Nina Wanat, founder of and chocolatier at BonBonBar, employs a lot of vanilla in her concoctions. She demonstrates an easy way to separate seeds from pods.

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A fast and efficient way to scrape a vanilla bean is to cut a slit midway through the pod, going lengthwise, and then fold back the sides. And then with one scape of the knife you can get all your seeds out.


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