Wild Pompona Vanilla Extract Kit
Wild Pompona Vanilla Extract Kit
Wild Pompona Vanilla Extract Kit
Wild Pompona Vanilla Extract Kit

Wild Pompona Vanilla Extract Kit

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Extract Kit (10 g)
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Guaranteed to wow you. If not, we'll refund or replace it!

Pompona Vanilla is an extremely rare species of vanilla, and ours is wild-harvested in the Peruvian Amazon. You've never had vanilla like this before.

The DIY Vanilla Extract Kit contains chopped-up, vine-ripened split pods, perfect for making your own vanilla extract. We have 10 grams of chopped vanilla and room to add 100ml of your favorite spirit.

Fill the jar with the vodka, whiskey or rum and let it infuse for at least two weeks, but as long as you'd like. Top off frequently, and use as you'd use any other vanilla extract. We also recommend spreading a small piece of plastic wrap or wax paper over the top of the jar (underneath the lead) to form an extra tight seal.

  • Origin: Moyobamba, Peruvian Amazon
  • Process: Sun-dried during the day, cured in wooden boxes overnight
  • Ingredients: 100% Vanilla pompona pods
  • Tasting notes: Dried Cherry  • Chocolate • Dark Rum

COOKING

SOURCING

If a regular vanilla pod is like a string bean, Pompona Vanilla is like a sugar snap - bigger, fatter, sweeter and fuller of flavor.

These incredibly rare, wild (literally and figuratively) pods come from the Peruvian Amazon. Wild vanilla is virtually unheard of, and impossible outside of vanilla's native range (from Mexico to northern South America).

Vanilla orchids are only pollinated by a couple of species of bee, which only live in the Americas. All commercial Vanilla planifolia (most of which is grown in Madagascar) has to be hand-pollinated by the farmer once per year when the flowers bloom for just 3-5 hours

Pompona Vanilla is pollinated by a single species called the dilemma orchid bee (amazing), and is then either picked green and cured by hand by 3 foragers over about 6 weeks, or ripened and split on the vine.

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05/15/2021
Anonymous
United States United States
Can't wait for it to finish steeping!

The smell is wonderful and I can hardly wait for the vanilla to steep to a usable strength. I already have ideas on what to make that will be enhanced by this vanilla based on scent alone.

EK
04/30/2021
elena k.
Canada Canada
My vanilla DIY kit

I am still in the process of having it “brew”, but it already smells delicious

J
04/09/2021
Jennifer
United States United States
Wow!

I had no idea that vanilla could smell like this!! The aroma is outstanding and the kit is perfectly simple to use. What a fabulous product and exciting addition to my pantry!

BL
03/22/2021
Beverly L.
United States United States
Excellent vanilla...wish we had been allowed to order more!

Very active and delightful extract!!!

DW
03/14/2021
Douglas W.
United States United States
Wild vanilla

Just delicious!

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