Dried Star Anise
Also known as: 八角
Net weight: 200g
Country of origin: China
Storage: Keep in a cool and dry place.
It often is added whole to soups, stews and braising broths, to which it adds a sweet-licorice-peppery flavor. Star anise can be used whole or ground. When whole, it usually is added to liquids destined for a slow simmer or braise. It usually is removed and discarded from the dish before serving.