Use of Star Anise

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Be careful you know what you are taking. The star anise used as medicine is Chinese star anise. Don’t confuse it with Japanese star anise, which is poisonous and should not be taken. Read More

Star anise is the star-shaped fruit of an evergreen plant known scientifically as Illicium verum. Originating in southern China, star anise has a licorice- or anise-like flavor, although it is not related to the true anise plants native to the Mediterranean basin and Middle East. Read More

I am seeing star anise everywhere on cooking shows lately. I can’t even say I know what it tastes like, let alone how to use it. Read More

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Star anise is aptly named. Part of the tree that is used as spice is its eight-pointed star-shaped pod. These pods or fruits are harvested before they ripen and are usually dried. Read More

That about sums up how most of us feel about star anise. And that’s why it’s mostly been relegated to the backwaters of spice cabinets in the U.S. Read More

This spice is known for its distinctive licorice flavor and is an ingredient in one of my favorite liquors, arrack. Read More

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The Asian fruit Illicium verum, commonly called star anise, has been given recent prominence in the natural health world. Read More

The star anise is botanically known as Illicium Verum. It is dark-brown in colour with eight segments. It has a sweetish licorice taste. Read More

The blackberry is too good to always be squashed under a pie or crumble lid – it is time for it to come out into the limelight. The blazing September sunshine has left hedgerows weighty with blackberries, elderberries and sloes. Read More

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I’m planning to make a rough clone of Stone’s Belgo Anise Imperial Russian Stout. I’m going to use Stone’s recipe for their RIS, use WY 3522 Ardennes, and star anise. Read More

I’ll be brewing a strong dark Belgian ale and am considering trying star anise (and maybe some bitter orange peel). I’ve looked all around for how to use the star anise but got a lot of confusing information as far as quantities and length of boil. Read More

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The Star Anise Cafe Cook Book: Vegetarian Wholefood Cuisine