Organic Anise Seeds Whole
Anise has a similar flavor profile to licorice, fennel, and anise star. This incredibly aromatic seed is used in baking and is found as an ingredient in different types of liquor.
Anise seeds can also be found in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine and is often used interchangeably with fennel seed.
Italian biscotti is a classic use of anise and it can add a sweet complexity to other desserts.
While making a curry at home, add anise seed to the rice while it is cooking to infuse a delicious herbal flavor. Use 1/2 teaspoon anise seed to 1 cup rice.
Anise is said to help aid in digestion, relieve cramps, and act as an antioxidant.
We carry Illicium Verum, which is often referred to as Chinese star anise, although ours mostly comes from Vietnam. We absolutely do not carry the Japanese version, Illicium Anisatum.
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Our inner safety seals are pressure sealed and it is normal when twisting off the cap that the seal may come off, come loose, and/or tear - so long as none of the contents spill out, the product is safe to consume.