Whole Star Aniseed 50g

Whole Star Aniseed 50g

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The star spice!

Star Anise is an alluring spice with its perfect star shaped form and deep reddish brown hue. It is actually the fruit of a small tree and the seeds are contained within the boat shaped points of the star. It is also referred to as Chinese anise. Star Anise has an aroma and flavour slightly stronger than regular anise, though strictly speaking the two are not related. With a strong, sweet liquorice flavour and deep warm spice notes, the lingering flavour leaves the palate fresh and is often used as a breath freshener. 

It can be used whole or ground, and only a very small quantity is required. In fact, a single star anise can be used to flavour an entire soup. As well as featuring in Garam Masala, Star Anise is the dominant spice in Chinese Five Spice, it is an essential addition to many Chinese savoury dishes such as pork, duck and Chinese stock.

How Much? 1 Cup ~ 50g

Ingredients: Whole star aniseed

Origin: Vietnam

Storage: Store in a cool dry area away from direct sunlight.

We pack a range of natural food products on shared equipment including nuts (almonds, peanuts and cashews), seeds, grains and cereals. We do our best to avoid cross contamination but need you to know that our products may contain traces of other products. 

Our suppliers also pack foods on shared equipment including sesame, peanuts, soya protein and gluten containing products. They also do their best to avoid cross contamination but it can occasionally occur.