Star Anise Seeds or Star Anise Pods Anis Estrella 1 Lb, 2 Lbs...
Click Image for Gallery
Star Anise Seeds or Star Anise Pods (Anis Estrella) (1 Lb, 2 Lbs, 5 Lbs, and 10 Lbs) (1 LB)
- Star anise contains anethole, the same ingredient that gives the unrelated anise its flavor.
- Recently, star anise has come into use in the West as a less expensive substitute for anise in baking, as well as in liquor production, most distinctively in the production of the liqueur Galliano.
- It is used as a spice in preparation of biryani and masala chai all over the Indian subcontinent.
- Shikimic acid is produced by most autotrophic organisms, and whilst it can be obtained in commercial quantities elsewhere, star anise remains the usual industrial source.