Vanilla: A History
‘Vanilla’ has come to mean ‘standard’, ‘ordinary’ or even ‘boring. But the story of Vanilla is considerably more complex than that. It is a centuries long epic involving a child genius, modern chemistry, and a much more complex flavor than it is given credit for.
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