Organic GROUND Star Anise Standard Jar 35g Steenbergs details and description
Steenbergs Organic Ground Star Anise is one of the most fragrant spices in the world.
Steenbergs organic ground star anise come either from China or just over the border into northern Vietnam where it is grown and harvested by Hmong tribal villages. The Hmong are a wonderful people who migrated from China many centuries ago and settled in Northern Vietnam, Laos and China.
The aroma of star anise is unsurprisingly anise-like, woody and liquorice-like, with a flavour of liquorice character and a deep, warm spicey note that reminds Axel of cloves and cassia and is fresh-tasting and appetising. For more on star anise, check out Gernot Katzer's Spice Pages.
Star anise is a classic flavour for Chinese cooking and combines really well with duck and pork, especially ribs. It is one of the key flavours in China 5 Spice or for a Chinese master stock. For more ideas on using star anise, check out Allrecipes.
Part of the Steenbergs range of over 400 organic spices, blends, bakery ingredients, peppers, herbs and flavoured sugars, plus organic extracts and flower waters, organic teas and hot chocolates. For your local Steenbergs' stockist click on "Where to see us", or call us 01765 640 088 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.