Is Wasabi Vegan?

Answer: Yes! Wasabi may be a mysterious looking substance, but it’s ingredients are quite simple. Wasabi is actually a plant. It grows leafy shoots (also edible) but the real power punch is in the root. The root is traditionally grated…

Is Vanilla Extract Vegan?

Answer: Yes. Vanilla extract is a solution containing the flavor compound vanillin. Pure vanilla extract is made by extracting from vanilla beans in an alcoholic solution. Imitation vanilla extract is usually made by soaking alcohol in wood, which contains vanillin.…