This small, dried, star-shaped pod is from an evergreen tree of the magnolia family from China. The flavour is reminiscent of liquorice and is used as an ingredient of Chinese 5-spice. It can be used in spicy dishes, curries, puddings, cakes, biscuits or any recipes requiring anise seeds.
Ingredients: Star Anise Illicium verum*, (*Organic).
Country of Origin: China
Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight and strong odour. Keep in an airtight container. Spices keep fresh for longer in darkness.