Evoir, you are the best source of info for this sort of thing in our corner of the world! Who do you buy from, do you remember their name?
hmmm... now I have four very expensive pods to do something with.
Originally Posted by Evoir
The economical way to buy vanilla beans is by the pound through an eBay dealer in the USA. Seriously cheap and wonderful quality. They get through customs into Australia just fine as they are not live, jic any Aussies were keen to try this! I currently have 4 x 500ml bottles reaching maturity in my pantry!! Yum! There is truly no comparison with bought extract, IMO.