Product Description - Starwest Botanicals Organic Anise Seed Bulk 1lb.
Organic Anise Seed
Anise seed comes from the herbaceous annual plant known as Pempinella anisum. The plant flowers and then produces the seed that is used in many different cuisines. Starwest includes this fine spice as whole anise seed, powder, as well as organic and kosher forms in their line of quality bulk spices.
You can use anise seed in sweet or savory dishes. The licorice flavor imparted by these seeds make a wonderful addition to cookies, fruit pies, biscotti, even a sweet fruit-laden tapenade. Savory dishes that can benefit from the addition of this seed includes marinades used for barbecuing chicken or soaking pork loin chops, vegetables that are roasted,and even macaroni and cheese that utilizes spicy sausage as one of the ingredients. Curry dishes that feature lamb can also be further spiced up with the addition of this aromatic seed.
The spice is also sometimes used in various medical traditions. It may help to provide expectorant and anti-spasmodic properties as well.
Botanical Name: Pimpinella anisum
Description: 1 lb. of Organic Anise Seed
Common Names: Aniseed, Sweet Cumin, Jamaica pepper, Kurundu, Myrtle pepper, pimenta, newspice
Common Uses: Europeans use Anise in cakes, cookies, and sweet breads. In the Middle East and India, it is used in soups and stews. Its licorice like flavor is popular in candies and Anise oil is used in liqueurs.
Qualities & Properties: Expectorant, anti-spasmodic, carminative, anti-microbial, aromatic, galactogogue.
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Starwest Botanicals not only utilizes our own milling and packaging operations for all organic herbs and bulk spices, we also conduct quality control testing on each and every product in our own laboratory. With attention like that, you can be sure you will receive only the highest-quality organic herbs, dried herbs, organic spices and all natural products when you place an order with Starwest.
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