Star Anise Powder (1.4 oz)

Star Anise Powder
(1.4 oz)

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Star anise native to southern China and Vietnam this is one of the few spices used in Chinese cookery. In recent years the spice has been rediscovered by Western chefs and is often added to fish stews.
Although not related to anise and fennel, star anise has a similar smell and taste. It is more pungently liquorice-like and has a distinctive sweet note.
The Chinese often add star anise to poultry and pork dishes; it is also a key ingredient in five-spice powder. The Vietnamese use the spice in their beef soup, pho. It is an ideal flavoring for roast chicken, and goes well with braised fish, scallops, and in clear soups.