Where to find Fresh Vanilla Beans?
Does anyone know where to find fresh vanilla beans?
I have a recipe that asks for fresh vanilla beans.. I don't think I've ever seen them in my life...
Has anyone ever bought or seen them in the GTA?
Bulk Barn has them as well. They're usually on the counter next to the register in a glass tube. $ 4.95 for two the last time I bought them.
I've seen them at House of Spice in Kensington. I think they're $4 each or per pair, I can't recall. Unfortunately, the ones I've seen locally are either prohibitively expensive, or dried out, or both.
I picked up 20 beautiful ones on eBay for about $10, including shipping. You can search the home cooking board for others who have done the same.