Organic Star Anise

Available in
11g ECO Pack

Star Anise has a warm, earthy aniseed or liquorice flavour, commonly used in Chinese cuisine.

Certified organic by BioGro NZ. Star Anise has a warm, earthy aniseed or sweet liquorice flavour, commonly used in Chinese cuisine. Cooks from Saigon to Taiwan use to infuse pho and beef noodle soups.. Adds a wonderful flavour and aroma to mulled wine, soups, vege’s, meats and stews. Commonly used in ‘Master Stock’, for braising or slow cooking pork, chicken and duck.

Suggested Uses

  • Adds a wonderful flavour and aroma to mulled wine.
  • Add flavour to soups, veges, meats and stews.
  • Common in Chinese dishes, pairing particularly well with pork, chicken and duck.
  • Add early in cooking and remove before serving.
  • Whole spices retain better flavour than ground. Store in the closed ziplock bag until needed and grind using a coffee grinder or mortar and pestle.

The Variety

The star shaped seed pod of Illicium verum, native to Vietnam and Southwest China.

Ingredients:
Organic Star Anise

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