It's smooth and mild flavor can be added to chocolates and even chili. The addition of vanilla to almost any food makes it better, and Vanilla Beans from Madagascar are of the highest quality Bourbon beans available. There are no substitutions for its flavor and pure aroma. Use ½ a bean for one teaspoon of extract in your recipes, and expect a vanilla flavor explosion each time you use Vanilla Bean from Madagascar! Keep your beans in cool, dark, location though, and never freeze. You’ll want to savor the flavor of these beans for as long as possible! If it’s a paste you desire, turn to our Natural Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Bean Paste. Per 1 lb of Vanilla Beans, you can estimate you'll receive between 90 and 160 beans.