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Star Anise

Overview

Star Anise

Star Anise has a highly aromatic liquorice flavour, bearing a similar flavour to fennel and basil. It pairs well with pork, duck rice and fish and is a component part of garam masala and chinese five spices.

In Indian cooking it provides great flavour to biriyani and lamb dishes in particular; Star Anise is renowned for its use in vietnamese pho a soup noodle dish, it is of course indigenous to Vietnam.  Use Star Anise sparingly as it releases flavour slowly and can easily over power a dish if over used.

China and Vietnam are the biggest producers of high grade Star Anise.  Our Star Anise is sourced from the southern China region.

Net weight: 50g

£3.50