anise star, ground

$32.04 - $142.14
0.00 LBS
These are the dark brown to tan star-shaped fruit pod that contains a pea-size seed in each of its eight segments and are the fruit of a small evergreen tree picked before ripening and dried in the sun.

Star anise has a bitter licorice flavor, with fennel-like aromas, is a staple ingredient for Chinese cuisine, five-spice powder, teas, liqueurs, savory and sweet cooking, duck, pork, fish, eggs, fish and shellfish, poultry, pork, as well as fruit apple and pears, and pastry.