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Tonka Beans from Brazil – 50g


Originating as black seeds from the Cumaru or Kumaru tree grown in Central and South America they are also known as Tonkin beans or Tonquin beans. They are used to provide flavor to a range of food items These seeds are quite literally Amazing, if you are into cooking, and playing around with new and different textures and flavors and natural ingredients, you need to try Tonka Beans. They have a natural vanilla like flavor, very subtle and perfumated. If you are into gourmet cooking and want to experiment with new ingredients, this is a must in your shelf. Not only it will provide you with a new totally natural way of flavoring foods, but it will also make you a connoisseur since this is used by top star Michellin restaurant Chefs. Very easy to use just grind the seed, use as if it was nutmeg. You will not regret it and will expand your culinary abilities

Cooking tips : Commonly used as a vanilla substitute in desserts such as ice cream, cakes, macarons as well as a popular spice to flavor gin. The possibilities of using Tonka beans in cuisine are endless and extremely delicious

Latin name :  Dipteryx Odorata
Origin :  Brazil
Ingredients : 100 % tonka beans
Storage: Away from light, heat and moisture.



Le Comptoir Des Poivres has worked on an even higher quality new product range.

For several months the company have been pooling their skills, and they have sought out products of unquestionable quality using the same philosophy – they look for products directly at their production locations, they refuse any chemical treatments both on the plant and the product and any irradiation (hypocritically called ionisation), they ensure that the people working in the plantations work in optimal conditions, they require many selection processes to keep only the most exceptional grains or berries, they refuse any long storage and transport the products without intermediaries, that is to say with maximum traceability.

olivier derenne - le comptoir des poivreOlivier Derenne, Founder

“Since my rural childhood, my life has been a perpetual search for authentic flavours, either while pottering round vegetable gardens, on walks through forests, local markets, at auctions, bakeries, grandmothers’ or mothers’ kitchens, in master cooks’ kitchens or even on trips across the world.
I’m someone who is eager to discover new sensations, scents, textures, flavours, not just to own them, but also to share them.
I like to tell stories about the wonders that surround us and the passion of men and women who give the best of themselves to bring you something exceptional.
My objective: to source the best, the most exclusive, the most authentic and most surprising and then narrate, share, transmit and astonish…”




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