Star Anise
Star Anise
Star Anise
Star Anise
Star Anise
Star Anise
Star Anise
Star Anise
Star Anise
Star Anise
Star Anise
Sale price29 kr
Star Anise
Lang Son, Vietnam
Jan 2021
Pickup available at The Pepper Quest Smakstudio Usually ready in 2-4 days

Star Anise


The Pepper Quest Smakstudio

Pickup available, usually ready in 2-4 days

Regeringsgatan 82
111 39 Stockholm

Lang Son star anise is a potent, warm, sweet, licorice-like spice sourced from the beautiful, fertile mountain ridges of Northern Vietnam, just on the border with China.

The small evergreen tree is native to the area and has been harvested here for centuries. It is used in many traditional dishes and is a major component in making pho, the famous Vietnamese noodle soup.

Star Anise is a major ingredient in many Asian cuisines from five spice powders, to biriyanis and masala chais. It has also found its way into liquors and mulled wines such as Glögg.

This is the winter harvest where smaller, but highly potent, star shaped fruits are first dried a couple of hours over a wood fire before sun dried, adding a smokier and more intense flavor.

This star anise is very potent so use less than you think. Starting with one pod or a couple of pedals from the pod.

We absolutely love them in dishes with meat such as beef stews and duck. It really enhances the flavors.

Pair with: Beef, duck, orange, blackberry, fennel, chili, black cardamom, stews, pork, glögg, chai, biriyani, ginger, galangal, black pepper, chili oil, and broths.

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We have a 100% happiness policy when you buy our spices. If the spices do not succeed to wow you we will make sure to refund/re-send other flavors to make sure you are 100% happy with your purchase. 

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For food safety reasons, we are unable to accept returns on opened products, but will do whatever we can to make sure you are happy with your purchase!

Please note that the policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

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