What is vanilla?

Vanilla is a unique flavor that has been cherished for centuries. It comes from the seeds of the vanilla orchid, a tropical vine native to Mexico.

The sweet, creamy, and slightly floral taste of vanilla is widely appreciated in culinary creations worldwide.
From cakes and cookies to ice cream and beverages, vanilla adds a touch of warmth and richness to a wide array of dishes.


Which cocktails with vanilla?

Vanilla is often used to add sweetness and depth to the drink and can be combined with other flavors, such as coffee, chocolate, and spices.

One nice cognac cocktail is called Vanilla Punch.
For this cocktail, you’ll need the following:

  • 1 1/2 oz Cognac
  • 3/4 oz Licor 43
  • 3/4 oz Lemon Juice
  • ice cubes

Blend all the ingredients together and shake with energy. Serve in an Old-fashioned glass.

Garnish with a vanilla pod.

The vanilla aroma in cognac

It is one of the most popular flavors worldwide and is widely known in cognac aromas:

  • it can be easily detected in the nose and on the palate,
  • it balances the oakiness of the spirit.

Vanilla aroma has a rich, sweet, and creamy flavor that is often described as warm and comforting.