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The Biography of Vanilla - HC
The Biography of Vanilla - HC
The Biography of Vanilla - HC
9780778724902 | In Stock
While chocolate steals all the glory, vanilla is the scent and flavor that people cannot seem to live without. Discover the rich history of this orchid bean used in such products as candy, ice cream, soft drinks, medicines, and yes, even chocolate! Maps, illustrations, and full-color photos follow the vanilla bean’s journey from its discovery by the ancient civilizations of Mexico, to Europe where its flavorful secrets remained a mystery to Europeans even 300 years after they first encountered it. Other topics include
• What is a commodity?
• the history of vanilla
• the secret and methods involved in fertilizing a vanilla plant
• the hard work and lengthy process of harvesting and curing vanilla beans
• maps of the prime vanilla growing regions in the world
• products and uses, including vanilla extracts and substitutes Teacher’s guide available.

Reading Level: Gr. 5
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: S
Binding: Hardcover
Series: How Did That Get Here?
Author(s): Julie Karner

Size: 8 ½″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

Dewey: 633.82
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2007

The Biography of Vanilla

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