Anise Seed (also called aniseed or sweet cumin), have a sweet, fragrant aroma with a distinct licorice-like flavor and scent.
Anise powder is frequently added in spice blends and recipes. Can be substituted for star anise or fennel seed powder.
Anise enhances the flavor of beef stews, fish, poultry, soups, stews, root vegetables & savory dishes.
Adds distinctive flavor to cakes, cookies, candies, sweets, breads, appetizers, herbal syrups and infusions.
Anise tea can stimulate appetite, assists digestion, eliminates gas, and help ease unpleasant intestinal cramps.
To Make anise tea: Put 1tsp powder in a cup boiling water steep for 3-5 min, strain use ½ cup to 1 cup 3 times a day.