Star Anise – 25g

£2.50

Star anise is a very unique spice that has a warm, sweet, and spicy flavor . It is often described as having strong licorice notes similar to fennel and anise

Description

Star Anise

Star anise is a spice that has a warm, sweet, and spicy flavor . It is often described as having licorice notes similar to fennel and anise . The taste of star anise comes from anethole, which is also found in anise seed . This oil creates the licorice-like flavor and aroma of star anise . Star anise is a versatile spice that is used in a variety of dishes, from savory to sweet . It pairs well with spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger, and is also a key ingredient in Chinese cuisine.

Star anise is native to southern China and Vietnam . It is a spice that has been used in cooking and medicine for over 3,000 years . The spice is obtained from the star-shaped pericarps of the fruit of the Chinese evergreen tree Illicium verum where the star shaped pods are harvested before they ripen and are then dried until they become a deep dark colour . Star anise is one of the ingredients in China’s famed five-spice powder .

Star anise is a versatile spice that can be used in a variety of dishes, both sweet and savory. Star anise is a popular ingredient in many beverages, including mulled wine, cider, and gin .When cooking with star anise, it’s important to use it in moderation, as it can be overpowering. It can be found in many dishes such as biryani, braising broth, Vietnamese Pho, lamb kebabs, poached pears and pine apple upside down cake. This shows just how versatile it really is. So many cultures and countries use it in their own unique way.

Reviews

Rated 0.0 out of 5
0.0 out of 5 stars (based on 0 reviews)
Excellent0%
Very good0%
Average0%
Poor0%
Terrible0%

 

There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write one.

Star Anise – 25g
£2.50