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These pretty heart-shaped cookies have a delightful rosewater flavoring, ground pistachios and the crunch of biscotti.
These meringues are light and airy. Hint of vanilla. Hint of rose water. Perfect for a garden party, a tea party, or Valentines Day! And bonus, they last a long time so you can go ahead and make them ahead of time!
I love that these gluten-free m&m cookies can be made year-round by using plain M&Ms and around any holiday, just use the colored M&Ms for that holiday!
Everything about this cake is rose flavored, starting with the cake and buttercream. I use a simple cake batter and buttercream, then flavor both with a rosewater extract. Rosewater has a very light and unique floral aroma and flavor, making it an excellent choice for desserts! I use this rosewater extract from Nielsen-Massey.
I love to highlight vanilla in my meringue cookies…You can add any flavoring you like, but I like to highlight a high quality vanilla extract or paste like the Nielsen-Massey vanilla paste.
We’ve just finished Veganuary and Pancake day is getting closer (Tuesday 25th Feb) so I thought it would be nice to get in early and share with you this recipe by Juliet Sear for Vegan Pancakes. They’re delicious, easy to make and a fresh take on a British classic.
Silver Dollar Pancakes with Vanilla Bean Butter will change your breakfast routine all for the better!
My red velvet donuts have just the right note of chocolate to complement the cream cheese frosting and they are SO MOIST!!! That’s the nice thing about baked donuts, besides not needing to heat up all that oil they really absorb the moisture from the glaze and become melt in your mouth tender.
From a favorite salt for finishing to an olive oil that tastes great on everything, these are the everyday ingredients that our chefs can’t go without.
These brownies don’t have any fancy bells and whistles. There’s no caramel or peanut butter or coconut or anything else to compete with the chocolate here…They get a double hit of chocolate flavor from a generous amount of bittersweet chocolate and a bit of cocoa powder for an extra boost.
The small soft sponge cake squares are drenched in a luscious raspberry glaze and coated in coconut.
They’re gluten-free, vegan and filled with flavor. Julie Hasson, cookbook author and private chef, joined us to share her delicious recipe for granola.
This moist, fluffy caramel cake has layers of vanilla yellow cake covered in homemade salted caramel and creamy caramel-infused Swiss meringue buttercream; it will set your heart aflutter!
Vanilla is one of those ingredients that transforms any dish into decadent deliciousness. Here’s everything you need to know about it!
Join Claire Saffitz in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she attempts to make gourmet Ben & Jerry’s ice cream.
While not a creamy consistency as in a Panna Cotta, this Vanilla Coconut Rose infused Gel is sure to please your sweet tooth guilt free.
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, manufacturer of premium, pure vanilla extracts, announced plans to introduce new 2-ounce bottles of its popular Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste and Pure Vanilla Bean Paste.
Vanilla premiumization provides ample opportunities for companies seeking to emphasize provenance and luxury. Last year, Nielsen-Massey launched single-origin pure vanilla extracts from Uganda and Indonesia in response to growing consumer interest in global flavors.
It’s important to use real vanilla extract… pretty much, always… as opposed to imitation. It makes a huge difference in the flavor of your cookies. I love the flavor of the Nielsen-Massey vanilla.
Local Chefs will be challenged to create the most creative gourmet savory chocolate dishes using sponsored products like Chef Rubbe , Nielsen-Massey Vanilla, Fresh Origins and more.
I use my favourite Nielsen Massey Vanilla as it’s the only one I will EVER use – and I recommend using it down to the ground.
Crafted from the brand’s famous pure, premium vanilla extracts and infused with real vanilla bean specks, the pastes are also available in 4-oz., 32-oz. and gallon sizes. The company says its 2-oz. offering reflects shifting consumer preference for smaller, more convenient products and packaging for trial.
My Whoopie Pie Recipe makes a Pillowy, fudgy sandwich of chocolate cake held together with a creamy dreamy Swiss meringue buttercream; perfectly sweet and beyond easy to make!
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas to unveil 2-oz. Madagascar Bourbon, Pure Vanilla Bean Pastes at Winter Fancy Food ShowNews Date: 01/16/2020Outlet: Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas has announced plans to introduce new 2-ounce bottles of its popular Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste and Pure Vanilla Bean Paste at the 2020 Winter Fancy Food Show.
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas has announced plans to introduce new 2-ounce bottles of its Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste and Pure Vanilla Bean Paste.
Vanilla flavor and extract supplier Nielsen-Massey is hopeful the 2020 vanilla crop will be more bountiful than last year’s yield.
Vanilla consistently proves to be one of my personal favorite flavors in sweet applications, and it seems to be the case for our readers as well. These fancy Tahitian beans come whole (dried) and vacuum-sealed for freshness.
This Beyond EASY and DELICIOUS pound cake is an irresistible, moist, buttery, melt in your mouth treat with the perfect note of vanilla.
Marble Pound Cake! A really great pound cake should have an even crumb with a melt-in-your-mouth texture and buttery flavor.
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas will introduce 2-oz. bottles of its Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste and Pure Vanilla Bean Paste at the 2020 Winter Fancy Food Show, set for Jan. 18-21 in San Francisco.
The products are crafted from the brand’s pure, premium vanilla extracts and infused with real vanilla bean specks. The two-oz offering reflects shifting consumer preference for smaller, more convenient products and packaging for trial, notes the company.
Calling all Oreo lovers!! This creamy Oreo cheesecake is chock full of those delicious cookies, covered in a beautiful swirled chocolate ganache and crowned with whipped cream. Beyond delicious and so easy to make!
When Nielsen-Massey contacted me about highlighting their Holiday Flavors Bundle, I was excited to find a holiday-themed Gingerbread Fudge in their recipe section!
The holidays may be over, but I’m still hooked on biscotti and have a new recipe to share. This one’s called Double Lemon Biscotti and it uses Nielsen Massey Lemon Paste. First, a little about the lemon paste.
Host Susie An asks questions about the vanilla plant and the extraction process. Matt Nielsen talks about how vanilla is made and the best kind to use in this year’s desserts.
For more than a century, the experts at Nielsen-Massey Vanillas have crafted high-quality pure vanilla and flavor extracts to help home bakers create taste that delights. This bundle is bursting with the season’s most popular flavors, including Pure Almond Extract, Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract and Pure Peppermint Extract.
In a small sauce pot melt the butter with the diced apples; add the milk, Nielsen-Massey Vanilla and brown sugar. Heat the milk to a simmer and add the oats.
We’ve taken classic British cakes and made them vegan friendly. Our decadent chocolate cake, moist carrot cake and tangy lemon loaf are just as moist and moreish without the dairy
This recipe has a secret ingredient to make these homemade buckeyes the creamiest and most delicious peanut butter buckeyes ever!
Use good quality vanilla extract. I love the Nielsen- Massey ones. Don’t use vanilla flavor/essence. It has to be the real deal. This is the only flavor that is coming through in this cookie.
These BEST Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies could go up against any other cookie! Buttery, perfectly sweet, melt in your mouth chewy and full of out of this world flavor, nobody will ever guess they are Gluten-Free.
Here is an 100+ year old family recipe for chocolate drop cookies. This is a very easy cookie to make with great chocolate flavor.
Who else could replicate and gourmet-ize everybody’s favorite chocolaty, caramely and nougaty candy bar other than our very own Claire Saffitz? Join her in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she attempts to make gourmet Milky Way bars.
According to Alan Reed, executive director of industry group Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network, there are about 4,500 food and beverage companies in the metro area today. Together, the two industries employ about 130,000 people in Chicago, and that’s strictly for manufacturing, distribution and marketing.
“You had some fluctuations, maybe $10 up or down, but it was pretty stable,” says Craig Nielsen, co-owner of Nielsen-Massey Vanillas Inc., a flavor company based in Illinois and the Netherlands that’s dealt in the beans since 1907.
However charming the idea, homemade vanilla extract isn’t an extract at all. It’s an infusion, and one that lacks the nuance and complexity of those made by commercial producers.
This delicious peppermint bark tastes better than the store-bought version and is so EASY to make!
“The global vanilla supply chain is fragile, given that many of the best areas for growing vanilla are subject to natural disasters or political instability,” says Matt Nielsen, vice president of strategic initiatives for Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, Waukegan, Ill.
Either way they’re going to be delicious, because we’re going to use Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract. It’s the perfect all-purpose vanilla extract that boasts a full (but mellow) flavor with these magical, velvety after-tones.
This vanilla bean buttercream frosting can be made in about 15 minutes and only required 4 simple ingredients. Perfect for macarons, cakes and cupcakes!
Use this simple Chocolate Truffles Recipe to recreate your favorite chocolates at home. Add different extracts, such as peppermint or vanilla, to easily customize this giftable treat.
These delicious butter cookies are crisp and light, with a crunchy sugar topping that is completely irresistible.
These are buttery, whole-wheat shortbread cookies – fragrant with rosewater, and flecked with toasted nuts, and dried rose petals.
A while back I was looking at my bottle of vanilla paste and noticed for the first time that it said Bourbon on it.
I’ve never tried to follow a pre-1900 recipe before, but for my Cookbooks and History class in the BU Gastronomy program, I chose to recreate a recipe for Cream Candy featured in La Cuisine Creole, an 1885 collection of New Orleans recipes collected by Lafcadio Hearn.
These black sesame and almond cookies are a twist on the classic Chinese almond cookies. They are not overly sweet, and the fun design is easy to make!
The combination of Rice Krispies (or whatever puffed rice cereal you choose) and chocolate is reminiscent of a Nestle Crunch bar.
I won’t be the only one firing up the oven to do some baking this season. According to a survey by Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, 89% of millennials are likely to bake over the holidays.
I bring you this incredibly delicious Chocolate Orange Bark. It’s a creamy orange-infused white chocolate layer that is swirled into a thick layer of dark chocolate.
When I was a boy Mormor would make her own vanilla sugar with the leftover pods, but today I simply grab a jar of Nielsen-Massey’s Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Sugar at my local grocer.
Anyway, making Mentos should be just like making Skittles, right? So this shouldn’t take too long… hmm.
This sugar cookie recipe is perfect for holiday cookie exchanges
We used Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Extract. They are a family-owned company renowned for their premium vanillas, and their product is the creme de la creme in the world of vanillas thanks to hand-selected vanilla beans and the process of proprietary cold extraction.
This holiday season use baking as a way to share special moments with family and friends. Whether you’re watching holiday movies or hosting the big Thanksgiving meal, #BaketoShare with Nielsen-Massey Vanillas.
We are so thrilled to have partnered with the incomparable Nielsen-Massey Vanillas to bring you this wonderful recipe. In our family, holiday baking is a tradition that brings loved ones together in way that is unique and truly special.
According to PureWow food editor Katherine Gillen, good vanilla is a must-have for any self-respecting baker.
High- quality extracts are key for the best holiday baked goodies. Nielsen-Massey Vanillas released a Holiday Flavors Bundle that includes a bottle of Pure Almond Extract, Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract and Pure Peppermint Extract.
More than half of U.S. millennials bake over the holidays to connect and spend time with loved ones, according to new surveyNews Date: 11/14/2019Outlet: Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas has unveiled a new survey, revealing that millennials, America’s largest generation of adults, are the most enthusiastic age group when it comes to holiday baking.
Lucky for us, Garten makes it very easy to follow in her culinary footsteps, thanks to a page on her website dedicated to her go-to cooking supplies, from a KitchenAid mixer to Nielsen-Massey Vanillas.
Floral and citrus flavours from Nielsen-Massey are also the top choice for of-the-moment bakers like Juliet Sear.
Double the coffee with this rich, coffee-packed cake layered with espresso meringue buttercream frosting. A perfect balance of sweet and savory, this cake recipe can be a morning pick-me-up or cuppa cake closer.
It’s not quite a traditional pumpkin pie, but this caramel pumpkin tart is something special, and it might find a new place in your family traditions.
From a De Laurentiis’ gift basket found on Williams Sonoma’s website to hilarious Food Network products your friends are likely dying to have in their home, here are 15 gifts they’ll love.
The restaurant’s bestseller is its salt and honey pie…Made with Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Paste and sweetened with wildflower honey instead of sugar, each slice is served with a tiny glass vial of bee pollen to sprinkle atop before you dig in.
CEO Coaching International, the leading firm for coaching growth-focused CEOs and entrepreneurs globally, is pleased to announce Ramona Cappello as its newest Partner and Coach.
More Than Half of U.S. Millennials Bake Over the Holidays to Connect and Spend Time with Loved Ones, According to New SurveyNews Date: 11/06/2019Outlet: PR Newswire
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, the world’s leading provider of high-quality fine vanilla and flavor products, today unveiled a new survey, revealing that Millennials, America’s largest generation of adults, are the most enthusiastic age group when it comes to holiday baking.
Topped with swirls of cream cheese icing, this pumpkin cake is easy to make and 100% kid-approved — the perfect fall treat for potlucks, bake sales, and holiday parties.
A gluten free vegan Twix is easier than you think! homemade Twix candy bars are buttery shortbread cookies, caramel or peanut butter, dipped in chocolate.
November is a great time to save on everything you need for your kitchen, which is handy, given all the entertaining many of us do around the Holidays!
You will want Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip all holiday season! Tangy sweet and spiced with warming pumpkin spice, this holiday dip is the hit of the party.
If you are just carving pumpkins, and not cooking with them, you are missing out on some culinary treats made with this versatile and nutritious member of the squash family.
You will have SO MUCH FUN decorating this haunted Halloween Cookie House. The protein cookie recipe is sturdy, making a fun, kid-friendly party activity.
The founders are perfectionists in making the perfect cookie and bar. They use the best ingredients starting with chocolate from Callebaut & Van Leer, Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla, and AA sweet creamery butter.
A wonderfully sweet and salty snack, Easy Candied Walnuts Recipe make a great addition to any cheese plate. Equally amazing sprinkled on salads and perfect for gift giving, you won’t believe how simple they are to make.
The recipe makes moist, golden cupcakes with a rich cream filling and a swirl of fluffy chocolate frosting on top. With the “surprise” cream filling, they’re a fun, easy homemade dessert or snack.
When autumn leaves begin to turn color and the weather begins to bluster a cup of hot chocolate, cookies and marshmallows is the winning trifecta to warm you.
Join Claire Saffitz in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she attempts to make a gourmet version of Sour Patch Kids!
A little patience and lots of sugar, that’s what this Easy Caramel Sauce is made of. Sugar is melted down until it becomes a deep amber color then combined with butter, heavy cream and a hint of vanilla to create the ultimate treat topper on the planet.
Chocolate and peanut butter is one of those combinations that makes perfect sense. Each flavor can easily stand alone; but together — YUM!
Marina Sousa is owner, pastry chef and designer of Just Cake, located in the Monterey Bay area of California. Just Cake opened in January 2003, and since that time Marina has quickly earned recognition for her impeccable style and the unmatched quality of her cakes.
The Jean Banchet Awards for Culinary Excellence will return in January 2020 and the public can begin recommending their choices spanning 15 categories across the region’s culinary community today through October 20th.
This plum custard tart is just the thing for the first blush of fall. It’s something I threw together after coming home from the farmers market with a pint of oblong Italian prune plums and knowing I wanted to bake with them.
This upside down cake is studded with fresh cranberries and it makes a delicious addition to your holiday dessert table.
A holiday season without baked goodies would be like a movie without popcorn, burgers without fries or a sundae sans cherry: good but not quite perfect.
Simple Grape Salad is amazingly fresh, sweet and creamy with a crunchy topping that’s irresistible! Served as a side dish or a dessert, this easy to make recipe is always a favorite at the holidays, potluck suppers, when you’re entertaining and wedding or baby showers.
How about treating your favorite baker to a high quality bottle of vanilla or almond extract? I’d love to get a bottle of Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract in my stocking.
A simple Powdered Sugar Glaze is an essential recipe to have in your baking repertoire! With just 3 ingredients and 10 minutes, you can elevate any baked good with a beautiful, sweet drizzle.
This shortbread tart crust is pretty much foolproof. It’s a press-in crust that’s a simple mixture of flour, confectioners’ sugar, salt, melted butter, and a little bit of vanilla.
Pecan Pie has always been one of my favorites but I’ve often missed out because I want to try other delicious desserts available. Offering mini pies gives guests a chance to try more than one dessert!
If you’ve been trying to get a little more mindfulness in your life, whipping up a fresh batch of chocolate chip cookies might be exactly what you need. Several studies suggest that creative activities like baking can deliver mindfulness benefits.
These Pumpkin Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting are super soft, moist and topped with a delicious and fluffy marshmallow cream cheese frosting! You’ll love every bite.
So, what could be better than chocolate covered bacon? This recipe, from Nielsen-Massey’s website, originally developed by Pastry Chef Jessica Ellington, is for Maple Bacon Cupcakes, topped with a maple buttercream frosting, crumbled bacon, and a half slice of chocolate dipped bacon.
If you’re a true home baker, then you’ve probably heard of Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Extract. This stuff is hailed as the superior vanilla extract for using pure vanilla, which adds an intense flavor to all baked goods.
On the sweet side, Nielsen-Massey Vanillas recently introduced a No Sugar Added Pure Vanilla Extract for those consumers who are very sensitive to sugar. Trofholz says the company has years of experience crafting consistent, high-quality tasting vanillas and flavors.
My recipe for Brown Butter Nectarine Plum Galette with Vanilla Meringue Topping is made from scratch from the crust to the meringue, making this a very special and elegant dessert. I used Nielsen-Massey’s Tahitian Pure Vanilla Extract which has a delicate, fruity flavor that pairs well with the fruits used in this recipe.
If you’re one of the folks who loves almonds, but inexplicably finds yourself wrinkling your nose up at baked goods perfumed with almond extract, the simple reason might be that almond extract is often commercially made from the inside of peach pits, not almonds at all.
These Rolled Pumpkin Spice Cookies are the perfect holiday cookie!! They’re deliciously spiced, easy to make, vegan and have the perfect texture!
My kids go crazy for vanilla cupcakes, especially one topped with sprinkles. If I’m being totally honest, I’m more of a chocolate cupcake gal, but even I can’t resist these cupcakes.
We love fall flavors, and this drink fits the bill! This pumpkin cocktail is made with smooth cold brew and a sweetened pumpkin spice cream.
Sometimes you want to make something super simple and delicious, but sometimes you want to challenge yourself and make something that really takes you out of your comfort zone and looks like it came from a fancy patisserie.
Global ingredients and cuisine, new twists on comfort foods, creative combinations of the natural and the exotic are trends that continue to gain momentum.
Now, wouldn’t this be so great for a hostess gift for Thanksgiving? Or maybe just a snack on a cool fall day. Whatever you do, you will want to make this again and again.
Pumpkin spice cupcakes with vanilla bean buttercream are a treat you’ll be making throughout the fall. Filled with the flavor of warm pumpkin spice they are perfect for a dessert buffet.
We found out straight from the experts what makes each of these three types of vanilla the same, or different, from the next in hopes that you won’t ever have to put baking a cake on hold to debate this ingredient choice ever again.
Celebrity pastry chef Marina Sousa, owner of Just Cake, is forecasting five surprising fall dessert trends for this year…She recently partnered with Nielsen-Massey Vanillas on their Better Your Bake campaign to share step-by-step videos, tips, and recipes for basic baking techniques to help home cooks feel more confident in the kitchen.
These chocolate dipped matcha cookies are an easy shortbread cookies recipe! I love drinking matcha green tea so making them into chocolate dipped shortbread cookies are a must!
Easy and tasty these Autumn Decorated Chocolate Truffles are perfect for fall. Or change up the colors for any season. ‘Cause chocolate is always welcome.
J Alexanders carrot cake recipe — the full copycat version! Tastes just like what they serve warm to your table at J. Alexander’s restaurant: full of carrots and pineapple, soaked in a yummy buttermilk syrup, and topped with the best ever cream cheese frosting.
There’s nothing better than a batch of these vegan spiced chocolate chip cookies fresh out the oven on a cold autumn day! They’re soft and gooey on the inside with just the right amount of crunch.
We dug deeper into some of the most popular products sold at Williams Sonoma to see if they could be purchased at another retailer for a better price.
Nielsen-Massey is pleased to offer a pure vanilla bean paste that meets its unwavering quality standards and allows a lower price point to both its customers and consumers.
With that distinctive chill filtering through the air as summer fades into autumn, there’s nothing like retreating to the kitchen to bake up cozy comfort foods and sweet eats. After all, it’s officially pumpkin season! If you’re looking to get your pumpkin fix and satisfy your sweet tooth, you can’t go wrong with this pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe.
The best soft chewy vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are here! Warmly spiced and perfectly cakey, these gluten free cookies are a fall favorite!
You will LOVE this easy to make and delicious vanilla cream pie. Rich, creamy vanilla custard and a cloud of whipped cream fill a flakey butter crust for a decadent dessert guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser.
What better way to show you how to make this technical French pastry than with the help of Nielson-Massey Vanillas?! BetterYourBake.com provides all the tips needed to turn out perfect Madeleines and their Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste takes these beauties up a notch in the flavor and quality department.
The world’s most popular flavor, vanilla is essential to home bakers and commercial producers alike, adding fragrant richness to baked goods, ice creams and desserts, and enhancing flavors like chocolate and coffee. It’s even used in perfume.
This French Toast recipe is one of our favorite ways to enjoy Pumpkin Bread… especially on cozy weekends during the holiday season! This works as a casual family breakfast and is also totally brunch worthy.
I thought crème brûlée would be the perfect dessert to make using Nielsen-Massey Vanillas products. I have been incorporating Nielsen-Massey extracts into my family’s recipes for two years now (some of my previous reviews can be found here, here, and here).
Celebrity pastry chef Marina Sousa of Just Cakes recently partnered with Nielsen-Massey Vanillas on their Better Your Bake campaign to share step-by-step videos, tips, and recipes using basic baking techniques to help home cooks feel more confident in the kitchen.
Quentin Tarantino is a master at using food in subtle ways to anchor a scene or drive the plot forward. As Pulp Fiction is one of his most popular films ever, I thought it would be fun to analyze the food used in the movie and throw out some ideas for throwing a Tarantino or Pulp Fiction-themed party.
Remember how, a couple weekends ago, I mentioned a recent battle with vegan cupcake recipe testing? These are the cupcakes I was fighting for.
They were, and are, so worth the effort and refining it took to get them just right.
Last night, I stepped out of my comfort zone completely and made a honey pie (honey pie for my honey pie, get it?), and I even made the pastry from scratch. The pie is…the perfect between-season sweet.
This is the ultimate banana cream pie; rich, silky, and indulgent yet so light and dreamy. Full of banana flavor with no artificial ingredients, you’ll love the creamy, crunchy, light and fluffy elements working together in each bite!
Morning glory muffins are good to eat and good for you. And, true to their name, they’re a glorious way to start the day.
These chiffon cupcakes are soft, moist and loaded with vanilla flavor…they melt in your mouth…and yes, perfect for any occasion.
This vanilla and brown butter peach cobbler recipe is the perfect way to use fresh peaches when they’re in season at the height of summer.
Elevate the flavor of snickerdoodle cupcakes by using brown butter, Nielsen-Massey’s Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract, Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste and other fresh ingredients!
If you’d prefer a low ABV or mocktail margarita, there are several non-alcoholic options for replacing orange liqueurs. Orange extract, which receives its flavor from orange peels, is one option.
My Peach Melba cake is made with vanilla sponge cake layered with fresh peaches, raspberries and creamy vanilla mousse. It’s a showstopping layer cake!
Vanilla is one of those things I took for granted growing up. There was always a small bottle of vanilla extract in the pantry, and I learned the hard way that it smells much better than it tastes!
Former First Lady Laura Bush has not only one but two winning cookie recipes from Family Circle’s Presidential Bake-Off. If you remember, we tried her cowboy cookies and they were a smashing success (seriously, unbelievable).
With a few drops of pure extracts, essential oils, and floral waters, you can breathe new life into old desserts, without having to worry about altering their chemistry.
This Savory French Toast is stuffed with BACON AND CHEESE!
Once you taste Ina’s Tres Leches Cake, you may never go back to regular cake again!
Love to bake but feel like you sometimes do not get the end result you were hoping for? The secret is usually with the technique. It’s time to go back to the basics and break down the top techniques you may not have known you needed to master to be a baking pro.
I’m so proud to share another collaboration with my favorite extract company, Nielsen-Massey Vanillas and tell you about how I incorporated their Indonesian Pure Vanilla Extract into my heavenly cookie sandwich recipe!!
Homemade ice cream tastes best and once you’ve had homemade caramel sauce, you will never want the stuff in a jar again! Made with Ugandan Pure Vanilla Extract, it adds a rich, smooth flavor.
I won’t turn down any dessert that includes browned butter, but it’s especially delicious in this blondie recipe, as it gives the blondie crust a buttery, nutty, crumbly flavor and texture.
Don’t cut corners or skimp, since this vanilla bean paste makes this recipe shine!
Today’s post is all about the important steps to making a great Swiss Meringue Buttercream and maybe the most important part of todays post, How to FIX broken Swiss Meringue Buttercream. Because if you know how to fix it you’ll be more confident to make it.
Raspberries may well be my favourite of the summer berries, although it is hard to choose…Let me introduce my Raspberry Drizzle Loaf Cake.
After years of tinkering with my basic gluten-free chocolate cake recipe I have it perfected to the point where I’m told by people who can eat gluten that they prefer my gluten-free chocolate cake and cupcakes to the gluten-containing versions. The following are tips for baking an unbelievably light, flavorful gluten-free chocolate cake…
This one bowl Blueberry Zucchini Bread Recipe is a tasty way to use up extra zucchini from your garden. Read on for tips: how to make Vegan Gluten Free Zucchini Bread.
These ice cream cone cupcakes are the perfect summer party treat!
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, a Dutch provider of fine vanilla extracts and flavor products, has appointed Bill Bond, a veteran food industry sales executive, to join the company as Vice President of Global Sales.
I’m on a rustic fruit dessert kick…This cobbler is a great way to use up peaches if you have a surplus or if you came home with some that turned out to be less than stellar.
William Bond has been named vice-president of global sales at vanilla extracts and flavor products provider Nielsen-Massey Vanillas. Previously, Mr. Bond was vice-president of sales at Eagle Family Food Group, a $350 million branded, private label, canned milk and snacks company.
I’m a huge fan of Nielsen-Massey vanillas…In this recipe I tried their Ugandan Pure Vanilla Extract, a bold sweet vanilla with notes of chocolate, and loved it!
Cream tart, letter tart, alphabet tart, cream tart cake…. Whatever you call it, it is all the rage these days. And it’s no surprise! These beautiful tarts are perfect to celebrate any occasion!
This impeccably smooth ice cream starts with rich, molasses-y brown sugar from Billington’s, and is finished off with mellow undertones of Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. It’s a complex, full-bodied flavor that’s perfect for unwinding after a long day.
Recently my friends at Nielsen-Massey Vanillas released two limited edition vanilla extracts and asked if I’d like to try one of them out. I opted for the Indonesian Vanilla because it was purported to have woody, smokey notes, and that it worked well in high heat/slow bake recipes.
The star ingredient that really makes my ice cream shine is this: Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Paste.
We wanted to share this no churn Berry Ice Cream recipe before National Ice Cream Month ended. Thanks to Nielsen-Massey for supplying us with samples to make this and the Berry Ice Cream Sandwiches
In this month’s Make or Buy series we’re thinking ahead to the holidays. Yes… I’m aware that’s 6 months away, but with this ingredient you need to think into the future.
These flavored simple syrups are so much fun, and something that I have been making all summer. You can make them year round, as you can use flavorings that are either in season, or instead substitute, nuts, spices, herbs, extracts, or dried or frozen fruit. I’ve compiled a fun list, but don’t stop there.
This rich, silky chocolate ganache is beyond easy to make and perfect for chocolate glazes, filling cakes and even making truffles!
For Hungry Harry’s, this is just the beginning of something awesome, and I’m happy to have been there since the beginning!
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, a family-owned and operated company that specializes in high-quality vanilla extracts and flavors. The below recipes will definitely elevate any summer activity!
This vegan Snickerdoodle Smoothie is a mildly sweet smoothie with that distinct flavor of the cookie! Perfect for breakfast, snack, post workout!
Bon Appétit’s Brad and Claire are back for a very special crossover episode (Part 1!) of It’s Alive. Claire says they’re making doughnuts with sourdough starter. Brad’s trying to make “sourdoughnuts” a thing. Who will win?
Miro Uskokovic: The Rise to Executive Pastry Chef, His Evolution of Style & Thoughts on Sugar AlternativesNews Date: 07/18/2019Outlet: Pastry Arts Magazine
In this episode, we talk with Miro Uskokovic, the Executive Pastry Chef of Gramercy Tavern…Chef Miro’s contemporary American desserts are created out of a collection of personal memories and experiences, as well as international influence.
This zucchini bread studded with walnuts and currants (or chocolate chips, if you prefer) is a great way to use up your summer zucchini.
My favorite pure vanilla is crafted from premium, hand-selected Ugandan vanilla beans. Nielsen-Massey Vanillas Ugandan Pure Vanilla Extract has a flavor profile that is bold and creamy-sweet with notes of chocolate.
If you ask any baker, they will tell you that pie can be a tad finicky. Since we are all about simplifying and making things easier in the summer, I am sharing a simple no-fuss rustic cherry galette.
Summer Foods & Drinks Feature Segment! For Everyday, Events and for Parties!
To help me learn to bake (and hopefully you too), I’ve teamed up with an iconic brand in the baking world, Nielsen Massey to learn how to better my bake with the help of their “Better Your Bake” campaign.
Sour Cherry Cobbler in a cast iron skillet is an easy-going recipe. Juicy sour cherries are baked under a topping of cream biscuits with a hint of almond. It’s the perfect dessert for casual summer dining.
No-Churn Birthday Cake Ice Cream is super easy and fun for kids of all ages. Enjoy a scoop of this frozen dessert that tastes cake batter with its rich vanilla flavor and tons of rainbow sprinkles.
The Summer Fancy Foods Show was a whirlwind of activity with demonstrations, presentations and HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of food products amassed under one roof (The Javits Center in New York City). I went to discover all the new food trends with one of my official taste testers (Scott) for the 3-day extravaganza.
Have you ever made brown butter? Beurre noisette, as it’s called in French, is so incredibly easy to make and it imparts a wonderful, seductive flavor to both savory and sweet recipes…You can learn how to brown butter with this video from Nielsen-Massey.
In the summertime, I am all about ways to incorporate fresh fruit. This Blueberry Crumb Coffee Cake recipe is such a welcome dessert to bring as it appeals to both adults and kids alike.
Blueberry breakfast cake? Cake for breakfast? Yes! This healthy Coffee Cake recipe is bursting with fresh berries in a lightly sweet, hearty crumb.
This pesky vegan vanilla sponge cake recipe has taken me seven(!) attempts to perfect – I have been searching for the holy grail of ‘free-from’ baking for such a long time!
This Sour Cherry Cake is a simple and homey treat. The rustic almond cake is studded with a whole pound of fresh sour cherries (but you can use frozen or jarred). It’s a totally unfussy recipe.
What does your favorite Starburst say about you?
Want an apricot dessert without too much fuss? This Fresh Apricot Cake with Sugared Almonds is in the Top 10 of summer cakes because it’s made from fresh apricots, a simple batter and is topped with sugared almonds instead of heavy frosting.
Strawberry shortcake is one of those classics that’s tough to beat. I make it at least once every summer when strawberries are at their peak of ripeness and juiciness.
Have you ever had a late night craving but putting together the ultimate midnight snack seems like way too much work? That’s where Midnight Graham Crunch comes in!
Sour Cherry Crumb Pie is a crazy-delicious, seasonal treat. Did you know that cherries and almonds are natural flavor partners?
Mint chocolate chip ice cream is my kid’s favorite flavor. If we go out for ice cream, at least one of them will order mint chocolate chip ice cream. I had some extra Swiss Meringue buttercream leftover from a cake I made and decided to make a cupcake inspired by their favorite ice cream flavor.
Tequila Sunrise Freezer Pops are a great way for adults to take the heat out of a summer’s day. This easy recipe fills freezer pop bags to make an icy boozy treat!
In honor of Anthony Bourdain’s birthday, I want to tell you about how I made and served this fantastic chocolate stout cake to him.
This is my absolute favorite monster cookie recipe. They turn out incredibly soft and chewy and with lots of texture from the addition of the oats.
In the last 20 years, I’ve eaten a lot of vegan ice cream — some of it good but much of it bad. However, I knew great vegan ice cream was possible based on the small miracle that is Trader Joe’s brand vegan ice cream. So I set out to find the best recipe for homemade vegan ice cream.
On those few recent warm and sunny days we’ve experienced so far this summer, I decided to make some room on the grill so I could experiment with grilled desserts.
You’ll always find a pitcher of tea in my refrigerator. But not because I made it or drink it daily. Iced tea is my husband’s beverage of choice and he can easily drink a gallon or more every day in the summer.
We start with a premium Cocoa Powder from Guittard to create the chocolatey flavor explosion found in Chocolate Caramel Superstar. This flavorful Cocoa Powder comes from the amazing Jersey cow! Nielsen Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract is poured right into the mixing Ice Cream.
The Summer Fancy Food Show takes place June 23 -25 at the Javits Center in New York City. One of the exhibitors at that show is Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, which will be showcasing two new pure vanilla extracts.
Deliciously tangy, creamy and luscious! This (no-churn!) paleo and keto frozen yogurt is one delicous and refreshing low carb treat!
Our keto ice cream recipe is made with low carb ingredients and a low glycemic sweetener that won’t raise your blood sugar level. Just as long as you aren’t eating the entire batch in one day, you won’t get kicked out of ketosis.
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas to Showcase New Single-Origin Ugandan and Indonesian Pure Vanilla Extracts at Summer Fancy Food ShowNews Date: 06/24/2019Outlet: Yahoo Finance
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas today announced it will introduce its two new single-origin pure vanilla extracts from Uganda and Indonesia to attendees at the 2019 Summer Fancy Food Show. The pure vanilla extracts, available for retail and foodservice customers, are part of the company’s larger line of single-origin vanilla products, including those sourced from Madagascar, Mexico and Tahiti.
This early in the season, the herb garden at Dugg Hill Farm Bakery in Woodstock sports some small clumps of herbs.
This rhubarb curd is what I turn to when I want a rhubarb dessert without those pesky fibrous bits. This one is perfectly smooth and just lovely.
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas Launches New Campaign To Educate Home Bakers To Better Their Bake and Experience The Benefits Of Baking Bliss
Plant-based foods are in huge demand, and the cake sector is joining into this important development by introducing new products that appeal to the growing number of vegan consumers in America.
Janie’s Cakes operates out of a small city in East Texas. But its production is impacted by severe weather around the world and other unexpected challenges.
Celebrating a summer birthday or just toasting to summer in general? Then it’s time to brush up on those cupcake-making skills.
There’s nothing new about melting moments, and I’ve been making these for years, so they’re absolutely ripe for reinvention! I’ve merged them with the fashionable flavours and stunning colours of red velvet cake.
“Plain vanilla” is anything but. In this episode, we chat with Nielsen-Massey’s Beth Nielsen about the different varieties of vanilla, plus some surprising ways to use vanilla in your cooking.
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, the world’s leading provider of high-quality fine vanilla extracts and flavor products, today announced its first-ever integrated consumer education campaign dubbed “Better Your Bake.”
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas recently announced its first-ever integrated consumer education campaign that will educate home bakers and help them advance their skills. The “Better Your Bake” campaign is designed to guide them in perfecting their technique and gaining baking confidence.
Rose water is one of those ingredients I’ve always appreciated in something prepared by someone else, but I’ve shied away from using it in my own preparations…But earlier this month I picked up a bottle and have been using it — quite sparingly — with delightful results.
I am spotlighting North Carolina’s contribution to the vast panoply of fruity desserts comprised of cobblers, crisps, grunts, slumps, andowdy, and buckles: the sonker.
If you love to indulge in fudge and chocolate pudding then you will love this ultra-fudgy avocado chocolate pudding recipe!
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas has launched its first-ever integrated consumer education campaign dubbed “Better Your Bake.” The campaign, said the company, features Food Network’s “Challenge” Champion and cake designer Marina Sousa.
This strawberry rhubarb crisp with oat flour might be the best version of the humble, rustic dessert I’ve ever eaten. And it happens to be gluten free and 100% whole grain.
Weekly Roundup: Barry Callebaut to support next-gen cocoa farmers in Cameroon, Louis Dreyfus Company and Guangdong HAID ramp up Chinese aquafeed investmentsNews Date: 05/29/2019Outlet: Food Ingredients First
This week, Barry Callebaut and the government of Cameroon signed a letter of intent, to intensify the cooperation on sustainable cocoa farming – in particular, supporting the next generation of cocoa farmers.
Chef Bryant Terry, the chef, educator and author of Afro-Vegan, may be renowned for his food activism as Chef-in-Residence at the Museum of the African Diaspora – and the (organic) apple doesn’t fall far from the tree…
Ahh…baking. For many people, getting into a baking project helps them get out of their own head, creating an in-the-moment zone of relaxation.
For home and professional chefs, the most often used form of vanilla is extract.
Vanilla gets a bad rap. When someone wants to say that something is uninteresting or uninspiring, he or she might say, “That’s so vanilla.”
The bundt tin produces a gorgeous sculptural sponge – just add orange-blossom fondant and crystallised primroses.
The Bon Appétit Foodcast covers it all: the restaurant scene across the country, a peek inside the minds of the world’s best chefs, the cooking techniques you should be trying out at home, and a behind-the-scenes look at how our writers and editors do what they do.
There’s nothing like a nice, hot cup of… water with lemon in the morning?
I didn’t know how much I needed vanilla simple syrup in my life until I made it for the first time. Once I had it around the house, I started using it in everything.
Beth Nielsen—3rd generation owner & Vice President of Culinary for Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, Pastry Plus contributing sponsor—as well as Emily Luchetti—Chief Pastry Officer of Big Night Restaurant Group and ICC Dean of Pastry—offered up their expertise on the complex flavors, agriculture, production and varietals of vanilla.
Nielsen-Massey Tahitian Pure Vanilla Bean Paste…Featuring Vanilla-Scented Apple Cobbler with Vanilla Bean Hard SauceNews Date: 05/16/2019Outlet: Cook Eat Share
I’m the first to admit that I don’t bake a lot. But when I do? I make sure to use the very best ingredients I can get my hands on — including Nielsen-Massey’s amazing vanilla products!
Professional bakers share which particular mixes they endorse, including Betty Crocker, Duncan Hines and more.
This isn’t a difficult recipe to make, especially if you have a few important tools. I use Neilsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Powder instead of vanilla extract.
Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake is a twist on the classic dessert featuring the popular pairing of two early summer fruits. For the purists, there’s an all-rhubarb option too.
This Simple Coconut Cold Brew is rich in flavor and easy to make, and brings all the benefits of coconut water.
As Kelly Ciccone scooped rounds of her acclaimed chocolate ice cream into cones, she served more than just milk, cream, chocolate, sugar…
A true Strawberry Shortcake is not a layer cake, it’s a biscuit topped with fresh berries and mounds of whipped cream.
You’ve never tasted anything as good as this baked lemon cheesecake…
These flourless chocolate chip cookies are not only vegan, gluten and grain free, they are SUPER TASTY.
The GTA’s latest fancy food hall is now open at Mississauga’s Square One Shopping Centre.
This naturally gluten-free berry sauce is delicious over pound cake, ice cream, waffles or pancakes, or as a filling in crepes.
Imagine being Chris Morocco and one day, Carla Lalli Music drops by your station in the Test Kitchen: BA’s best chocolate chip cookie, due next Friday, in the Google drive by EOD.
Ok, let’s get down to business. I’m back with another Amazon Finds post for April! And just incase you missed the first post from February, you can view it here.
If you love to cook and bake as much as I do, you realize the benefits on a well-stocked kitchen.
…my favorite 9 x 13 baking pan for less than 20 bucks. I also love to use Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Bean Paste in my frosting….
Nielsen-Massey’s Ugandan Pure Vanilla Extract features a bold, creamy-sweet flavor profile with notes of chocolate. It is a versatile,…
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It has always been a mystery to me that the word “vanilla” can be used to mean “ordinary,” because good vanilla is one of the most divine flavors…
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…of baked goods to use a good quality pure vanilla extract. I used to be a Nielsen-Massey snob — and I still looooooove the stuff —…
Nielsen-Massey, manufacturer of shelf-stable spices and extracts, has added a new vanilla bean paste to its lineup. The good is made of…
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Rich Stearns, president emeritus of Christian aid organization World Vision U.S., joins us to chat with his friend and author Debbie Macomber about…
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