Try This at Home: Catch a Star (Anise)


| October/November 2010



try this at home


This fall, use star anise (Illicium verum) in your kitchen to craft unusual comfort foods. This herb is used in many cuisines. You can make a savory Vietnamese noodle soup (pho); a sweet, milky Indian tea (masala chai); and a versatile Indian spice blend (garam masala), for example. Check out www.herbcompanion.com/staranise for recipes and more information.

Even More Star Anise

Add star anise to these recipes for soothing chai.

Create a spice concoction perfect for hot apple cider.

Bake Aromatic Pears.

Make a beef noodle soup that is popular in Vietnam.

Discover star anise's hidden talents.





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