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Best Winter Bakes
As the balmy, warm days of Summer and Autumn start to turn into the chilly morning air of Winter, it’s only right that we rug up in a blanket next to our loved ones, and tuck into some delicious, comforting bakes. We hope you enjoy keeping out of the cold with these oh-so-sweet and super comforting desserts, as much as we enjoyed creating them!Read more ›
How to Use Vanilla Bean Paste
Each and every Queen Vanilla has a strong place in our hearts but there’s no denying that a generous squeeze Queen Vanilla Bean Paste adds a little somethin’ that truly elevates your sweet treats. Our Vanilla Bean Paste is the real deal, with no added bean fibres to bulk out or imitate the appearance of seeds – just straight up pure organic vanilla with thousands of those beautiful little seeds suspended throughout. It’s an extremely cost effective alternative to using vanilla bean pods, with one teaspoon providing the equivalent flavour of a whole pod. While you can use our Vanilla Bean Paste in any recipe that calls for Vanilla, there’s quite a few occasions where it is really the star of the show. Read on for how to get the most from this special ingredient.Read more ›
Why Vanilla is Way Better than Chocolate
There is no flavour in the world quite like vanilla. Rich, creamy, warm and thoroughly intoxicating, everything about it is indulgent, but at the same time comforting and reminiscent of home. Here at Queen, vanilla is our world and reason for being. It is the heart of every recipe and for us, is certainly better than chocolate! Vanilla is often compared to chocolate in a flavour war, so to settle this debate we’ve listed the many reasons why vanilla is the clear winnerRead more ›