In this step-by-step guide we will show you how to easily split and extract the seeds from a fresh vanilla bean. Normally we only use fresh.
Wait to scrape the seeds out of the vanilla pod until you're ready to use them. Split the vanilla bean down its length using the paring knife.
Learn how to split a vanilla pod in this easy to follow video from Great British Chefs.
Take the vanilla bean “pod” and lay it flat on a cutting surface. of the knife and run it down the length of each split “pod” to collect “the seeds.
Cut a vanilla bean in half lengthwise with a knife, then scrape out the seeds with the knife tip.
When you're making something that calls for vanilla beans, you want to use the whole thing. However, it helps to split and open the pod, and then scrape the.