Anise seed is the dried fruit of a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae and it has been used for centuries to flavor foods. The name anise derives from Old French "anis" or Latin "ansum," which both mean “a small pine cone,” referencing its appearance. An ancient spice with many uses since time immemorial, Anise Seed adds an irresistible licorice aroma that will leave you craving more!
Flavor profile: sweet, licorice
Used in: poultry, shellfish, fish, stews, curries, fruit cobblers, pies, and soups
Health benefits: antifungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties