Anise

(ANN us) Refers to both the herb and the spice aniseed. The leaves and the seed have a licorice-like flavor.

Recipes

  1. Orange-Glazed Fruit with Anise Whipped Cream

    Ouzo, often referred to as the national drink of Greece, is an anise -flavor liqueur used in this easy fruity dessert.

  2. Honey Anise Bread

    Anise seed gives this top-notch yeast bread a light licorice flavor.

  3. Pear Anise Pie

    Using two kinds of ripe pears adds a range of flavors to this fall dessert. The hint of anise adds a cool, unique taste.

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Articles

  1. Fabulous Fennel: Perfect for Salads, Soups & More

    Thu, 6 Feb 2014

    Fennel is a great winter vegetable, adding brightness and a licorice or anise -like flavor to everything, from a stick-to-the-ribs (but healthy!) Apple-&-Fennel Roasted Pork Tenderloin to a lighter Greek

  2. 25 Days of Christmas Cookie: Biscochitos

    Fri, 7 Dec 2012

    Anise cookies at Christmastime are nothing new, but this particular form of them might be if you aren’t a native of New Mexico. For various

  3. 25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Mexican Sugar

    Sun, 22 Dec 2013

    recipe for Mexican Sugar Cookies is so festive and easy to make. The secret here is simplicity — simplicity and spices like anise , for a slightly licorice taste, and cinnamon. And also a little brandy (or apple juice, if you want to make these more kid

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Videos

  1. Spicy Italian Sausage Queso

    Tue, 14 Feb 2012

    done with that, add some salsa. Then, some of my favorite kitchen flavors like garlic powder, ground fennel seed, some anise , little dried basil and if you're like me and you want just a little bit of heat, put in a pinch of cayenne pepper. Then

    Anise found at 1:19

    of my favorite kitchen flavors like garlic powder, ground fennel seed, some anise , little dried basil and if you're like me and you want just a little bit of heat, put in a pinch of
  2. How to Make Poached Chicken Breasts with Apples

    Thu, 23 Jun 2011

    too. The tarragon flavor, one of my favorite, favorite herbs. Used a lot in french cooking. It smells a little bit like anise . That pepper is going in there, too, and our instant granules, too. So, let's just bring that all to a boil for about

    Anise found at 1:10

    Used a lot in french cooking. It smells a little bit like anise . That pepper is going in there, too, and our instant granules, too. So, let's just bring that all to a boil for

Food Blogs We Love

  1. Star Anise Ginger Pickled Beets Recipe {+ Kimchi Pickled Beets}

    Wed, 4 Sep 2013

    These Star Anise Ginger Pickled Beets with an Asian twist make a fun topping for salads. I’ve been obsessed with quick pickles this summer. Pickling is a great way to turn almost any fruit or... Continue Reading

  2. Fennel Chicken

    Wed, 27 Apr 2016

    By braising fennel together with chicken and wine, the fennel not only acts as a vegetable but as an herb and garnish, imparting a sweet anise flavor that transforms the chicken into a fabulously flavorful main. Read my full post and get the easy recipe over at PBS Food this week.

  3. Massaman Beef Curry

    Sun, 6 Mar 2016

    Loaded with tender beef, potatoes and peanuts, in a savory, spicey, sweet and tangy curry, Massaman is a Thai dish with Persian roots that perfectly melds Thai aromatics like lemongrass and galangal with Persian spices like cardamom, cloves and star anise .

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How To

  1. How to Make Iced Coffee

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    summer drink. Raspberry-Coffee Frappe Raspberry-flavor syrup heightens the taste in this coffee-spiked ice cream drink. Anise Coffee and Ice Cream Ice cream melts quickly to mellow steaming-hot coffee. Mimic the idea for kids by using hot chocolate

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