Star Anise


Star Anise is a licorice-like spice, similar to fennel and anise.  It is more pungent than those spices though and has a bit more sweetness.  It can be used whole; just be sure to remove from the dish before eating.  Star Anise is also used as a medicinal.


Use in baked goods, liquors, teas, curries, soups, stews and Chinese dishes.


*1 oz = approximately 4 heaping Tablespoons