The vanilla bean is the seed pod of the orchid and the flavor comes from it's many tiny seeds inside the pod. Read our culinary guide to vanilla terminology and products. From extracts, to flavors, Mexican imports and more.
(Pimento) is a the "dried unripe berry" of the Pimenta dioica which belongs to the family Myrtaceae. Learn about Allspice, inncludes photograph, history and uses.
This is a bibliography and resource guide for Mexican foods and cooking history and information. If you are researching a Mexican dish or just curious about Mexican foods then this is a good place to start. Pre-Columbian Cuisine. Mexican Cooking Tools.
Learn the history Of Hawaiian Salt, the salt crystals colored by the red soils of Hawaii.
Learn about Mexican cinnamon, referred to as canela. Our specialty canela is perfect for beverages, savory dishes and desserts