Star anise - the fruit of a Far Eastern shrub (Illicium verum), star anise is shaped like an eight-pointed star and contains shiny seeds with an aniseed flavour. It's used widely in Chinese cooking and is one of the five spices in Chinese five-spice powder, but also a real depth of flavour to any tomato based sauces.Certain Thai curry pastes and soups use star anise, and authentic Thai iced tea uses this as a flavouring. Star Anise is also used very effectively in making aromatic pot pourri and treat infants for colic.
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Address: 97 Commercial Street, Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland, ZE1 0BD
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Street Food Take Away 9am – 5pm
Island Larder Shop 9.30m to 5pm
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