Vanilla Beans..???

EvergreenGal

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Hello all! I am in need of vanilla beans for a Christmas tart I am making...and not sure where to even try and locate some....

Any help is appreciated....in Zona Norte please....
 

iStar

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Good luck EvergreenGal, its hard enough finding pure vanilla extract never mind vanilla beans.

I brought back three huge bottles I bought from Costco on my last trip to Toronto. You are more than welcome to some if you need :)
 

EvergreenGal

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IStar...how kind of you! You know my family here won't know the difference between pure vanilla extract and the stuff you buy here...lol!

I just found on a website of subsitutions that 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract to each 1/2 vanilla bean....so maybe 3 tablespoons to 1 with the BA extract!
 

mini

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iStar said:
Good luck EvergreenGal, its hard enough finding pure vanilla extract never mind vanilla beans.

I brought back three huge bottles I bought from Costco on my last trip to Toronto. You are more than welcome to some if you need :)
Vanilla beans are on sale at Casa Polti in Belgrano. The website is above.
 

syngirl

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Natural Deli sometimes have vanilla beans -- unfortunately not in Zona Norte but they re in Recoleta and Las Canitas (behind Solar shopping on Gorostiaga)
 

Maikito

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They have vanilla beans at all the "dietéticas" I've been to. I haven't had problems finding the at all.
 

EvergreenGal

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Maikito, you are oh so right! I just dropped into my local Dietetica and they had them...very nice too....1 long vanilla bean encased in what feels like a light weight glass....1.8 grs. for 9 pesos...

I am happy!!

Thanks to everyone for their suggestions....found it in my own backyard, how cool is that!! :)
 
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