Distinct flavor that is sweet and spicy, similar to licorice. Widely used in ethnic dishes and a key ingredient in Chinese 5 spice. Pairs well with savory dishes.
Star anise is widely used in traditional Chinese cooking and other cultures dishes as garam masala and pho. Great on beef and poultry. Pairs well in savory dishes.
Rich in antioxidants and vitamin A and C, which help fight free radicals.