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Star Anise Whole, Certified Organic 0.65 oz
Star Anise Whole, Certified Organic 0.65 oz

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Whole30 Approved USDA Certified Organic Gluten Free Non-GMO Non-Irradiated
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Product Code: STAR1


Star Anise

Species: Illicium verum

Other names: Bead tree, margosa

Appearance: Five to ten rich dark brown seed pods make up a star. The seeds inside the pods are a consistent light brown.

Typically used: Whole or ground

Origin: Star anise, the star shaped fruit of an oriental tree, originated in China and Vietnam.

Flavor: Bitter and reminiscent of anise

Aroma: The pods smell of licorice and are stronger than normal anise.

Culinary uses: Star anise can be used whole, in sections, or ground. A little goes a long way with this spice as the flavor is strong. The spice is used in sweets, with the addition of sweeteners to combat the bitterness, but is more commonly found in meat and poultry dishes. It is an ingredient in the warming Indian spice blend, garam masala, and Masala chai. Star anise fits wonderfully in tomato sauces and braised beef dishes. The spice is very common in Chinese cuisine, including soups, sauces, meat and chicken dishes, and eggs. Star anise is an ingredient in the spice blend, Chinese five spice.

Did you know?
For centuries, people have been using star anise to make infused drinking water or infusing star anise with other spices into their broths and stocks. To infuse your water, simply drop one star anise in a water jug, and next day the water will be incredibly fragrant!

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The Best August 29, 2018
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from California  
The spices are  so fresh and aromatic putting awesome flavor in all your dishes!

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Absolutely delicious! April 2, 2018
Reviewer: Kathleen Righetti from Buffalo, NY United States  
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