Why do we say french vanilla?

Why is French vanilla called that?

The name refers not to a vanilla variety but to the classic French way of making ice cream using an egg-custard base. Craig Nielsen, CEO of Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, said the eggs give French vanilla a “richer, deeper note” than what’s found in plain vanilla.

What is in a Tim Hortons French vanilla?

Tim Hortons® French Vanilla Coffee is created from our own unique blend of 100% Arabica beans and a hint of French Vanilla sweetness. This premium coffee is blended and roasted with care to deliver the consistent taste of Tim Hortons with a balanced sweetness and smooth finish every time.

Why does French vanilla taste different?

Anna: French Vanilla is really unique because it’s technically a custard flavor. This means we’ve added more egg yolks into the vanilla ice cream base itself. It’s rich and thick, creamy, and more savory than our other vanillas, but still sweet.

Where does French vanilla flavor come from?

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Do they grow vanilla in France?

French vanilla doesn’t necessarily come from France, but is named after the French style of ice cream made from a vanilla custard base. Bourbon vanilla plants come from Réunion and Madagascar—islands in the Indian Ocean off the Southeast coast of Africa—and give off buttery, rich notes.

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