The aroma of grated Tonka bean is enchanting. Almond, vanilla, woodruff and fresh hay blended with fruity, spicy notes. Suitable for desserts? Definitely. And for cocktails, savory dishes and pastry, too.
Sprinkle Tonka shavings on Irish Coffee. Use it in chocolate truffles or crème brûlée alongside sweet fruits like strawberry and apricots. Why not stir grated Tonka into a rich tomato soup, flavour a mayonnaise to accompany fish or grate some over scallops? Grate it with any RIVSALT grater but use Tonka bean shavings sparingly. A small amount is enough to add that delicious, subtle taste.
Our Tonka beans come from northern Brazil, where farmers pick them up and prepare them once they’ve fallen off the Brazilian Teak tree [Dipteryx odorata]. To some cultures, the Tonka bean is a lucky charm. To us it’s simply delicious.
Total food weight is about 30 grams.
Rivsalt product family is designed by Swedish entrepreneur and designer Jens Sandringer. Jens came up with the concept while dining at a Japanese teppanyaki restaurant in Beijing. After a productive six months of parental leave, the original Rivsalt product was launched at Designtorget Sweden in Ja...Find Out More