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Tonka Beans

It is illegal to cook with Tonka Beans because they contain coumarin, an anti-coagulant that can be lethal in large doses. Most blood thinning drugs contain stronger versions of the coumarin. Read more about Tonka Beans here.

 

I took this photo for Lauren who is writing about them for a food magazine.

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Taken on February 27, 2007