Difference Between Clear Vanilla & Vanilla Extract

There is more than one type of vanilla flavoring on the market. There is vanilla extract, which is made by macerating vanilla beans in an alcohol solution to extract the beans’ natural flavors, and there is imitation or artificial vanilla extract, which is produced with synthetic vanillin, the same compound that is naturally found in vanilla beans. You can also find alcohol-free vanilla flavorings, if you want to get the vanilla flavor without even a trace of alcohol. Most vanilla extracts and other vanilla products are brown in color, the color of the extracted vanilla bean seeds.


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Bash Burger – Kuwait City, Kuwait

You know the feeling that once you go back home start to try all the new hot spots and feel fresh and new about the flavors and concepts delivered, well, this is what I got. I tried out a place called: ” Bash Burger” as a random reviewer, made sure there was no owner and no one would know me, so I get to review the place without any “Special Treatment” and the special treatment I got. We ordered 3 appetizers and 2 burgers. The flavors were phenomenal. The atmosphere was so simple and creative it made me want to come back again. Simplicity is everything and I hope the girls gain even more success! This should be in high end restaurants, the potato bun of th burgers weee wowish enough to satisfy my cravings. The risotto balls and the sauce all together combined was delightful. I do have a note about the buffalo chicken, if you could just change the presentation it would work out a little bit better because it fell as soon as he placed it on the plate and I had to re-do it to take a picture. Cheesy Fries, it was yummy but it was too cheesy with the sauces, change the concept of making it cheesy rather than saucy. The original bash Burger has to have a Bash Sauce I believe .. to make it more of a dignities dish instead of a normal burger . Name it’; Bash #2.0 as an influence and improved flavor. Other than that, the joint deserves an 7.5/10 just because wished the menu had more varieties and the updates I wish that had be done on the some of the dishes.

Thank you for understanding food girls! Good luck! The joint is located in Kuwait City, Kuwait – Sharq, Alshuhada Street. 

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De Falcos Deli – Scottsdale, AZ

One of my favorite Italian joints in Arizona, this place is truly authentic and has an actual Italian market. They were doing some renovation when I came in, it’s a must try place in Arizona, especially, the chicken Alfredo, here’s the thing add some pink sauce to it! The flavor automatically elevates !! I promise you, the authenticity they serve in their dishes is phenomenal. I love it and I’m sure your family will love it as well. Here is what we ordered! Num Num Num!

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Sili Sponge – The New Beauty Blender

Wasting products is history now cos, of course, it doesn’t soak in a thing! The foundation needed is literally just half the amount compared to directly using brush or sponge. Spreading product with it will take some getting used to, final blending can always be finished with oval brush or usual sponge (for example beautyblender), that means washing the oval brush or the sponge will be minimized and they will last a whole lot longer. It is ideal for people who don’t like messy fingers during makeup. AND I bet you can imagine cleaning THIS APPLICATOR will literally take no more effort than rubbing it with a little soap and rinsing with some luke warm water. If you are a professional makeup artist, can you imagine how exciting it is that you can use it on one client/model, clean it with a makeup remover and sanitizing spray, and then you can use it on another client/model immediately just like that? Throwing away disposable sponge can totally be minimized!!!!



Halal Wings – San Francisco

It was thanks giving break and I indulged myself to not eat food in order to lose weight before I go back home. But this joint grasp my eyes. No only it was halal, but the construction of the menu was phenomenal. It was “Halal Wings” the name itself was really catchy and interesting. I would definitely recommend anyone who wants to go and eat chicken wings. I had the sweet chili and garlic Parmesan wings, along with other dishes of my friends that I tried out. The flavor was WOW. And it gave me what I wanted. Everything was just perfect, the concept, everything!!! I just wish it was brought in a way that more people would line up to try the food. It was epic. I don’t know what to say except the fact that I still miss the taste and flavor this place gave me. It’s 110% of how good it was! Thank you for a wonderful experience and thank you for being kind and helpful! I recommend the honey garlic wings, it was my FAVE!! 

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The Dripp – Fullerton, CA

I am not a coffee person to be honest, I hate its flavor and it’s too powerful for me, I can never sleep fast after one shot o coffee. I am more of a tea person and green tea actually, other than that, no. However, I went to try this coffee place in Downtown Fullerton that was fun and served coffee with a twist. Again, I am not a coffee person so trying the shot was too much for me but I had to order something to please my stomach because the place and the decoration itself shows how much they put in it. The interior design was very cozy and had a feeling that felt like home. The coffee drinks were just right, and actually go with the atmosphere.

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Famous Grill – Anaheim, CA

I’m not a fan of Arabic cuisines in Arabic because most of them do not have flavors because my house cooks one of the best dishes I have ever tried, but it is known in psychology that every person prefers their Mama’s cooking because it is close to their hearts. Nonetheless, flavors can vary but in America, it is hard to consume those types of dishes because they either lack flavor or are too expensive to serve so they serve something just to fill you up. This is my review for the famous Grill, I would recommend yes, but not on a daily base. I ordered something normal and not out of the box like chicken tenders. And those were the dishes that we ordered. Check them out… Mushroom Burger, Chili Cheese Dog, Chili Cheese Fries, Avocado Wrap, and Chicken Tenders.

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Buck & Rider – Phoenix, AZ

You are totally missing out this seafood experience, this is one of my favorite restaurants in Arizona. The food is so fresh and the menu always fills your appetite, it’s expensive yes, because all the ingredients are flown in on a daily base, which gives the flavors extra extra extra flavor! To be honest, it’s a date night or a fancy dinner event other than that, I don’t recommend if you go on a daily base. Here is some of what I ordered as a “Dinner Date”. I truly love the concept of this restaurant excuse it just saves as something warm to the heart. The flavors in general are earthy which gives your palette a party to enjoy! Overall, I would recommend this place!!

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Coconut’s Fish Cafe – Scottsdale, AZ

To be honest, I am a huge fan of sea food and I started to understand the difference between each flavor. Some fish are different than others from the consistency and the flavor it gives after frying or grilling them. Therefore, I would truly recommend this restaurant and the flavors they provided. It was clean, yummy and filled with flavor. I am one of the people that truly appreciates the flavor of seafood and the flavors were the “BOMB”!! Check out the picture and try out the place! 

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ChezVous – French Creperie, Scottsdale. 

So I tried this creperie because I was craving the French cuisine in general. However, I wasn’t really happy with the service it was so SLOW! I’m trying to be very descriptive because not all of the service was nice, there was a lady, that was so helpful and understanding however one of the service was not really nice at all and did not even smile. Though, I do not speak French and most of the dishes were in French with English description so I had a hard time understanding what was going and wanting some explanation with the dishes but he wasn’t helpful and he never showed up at the table and the way he put the food was not even nice, unlike, the lady who was very welcoming. He was wearing glasses! But that’s the concept of reviewing this place, on the other hand, the food made me enjoy my time but it did take along time to come onto our table. Check out the pictures, I would give it a 7/10 because of the time. Other than that, it was a fun experience!

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