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Can you subsitute anise oil for anise extract?

Yes. Generally speaking though, if you are making candy or if the recipe calls for oil you should try to stick with oil. That being said, the ratio is about 4 to 1. So, 1 teas (MORE)

Can you eat star anise?

Yes, its a common spice used in Asian cooking. It's one of the spices used in 5 spice powder, in China we use it in pork and beef dishes. But don't use Japanese Star Anise, i (MORE)

What is the difference between star anise and anise seed?

Star anise comes from the star-shaped flower of a small evergreen tree. It is used in Chinese and Indian cooking, as an ingredient in 5-spice powder and garam masala. Star (MORE)

Is anise and star anise the same thing?

Star Anise is similar in flavor to Anise but not the same. Star Anise has a much stronger liquorice flavor. In a recipe, you can substitute Anise for Star Anise by using the s (MORE)

What is the the difference between anise and star anise?

Anise comes from the Pimpinella anisum, a flowering plant originating in the Eastern Mediterranean and Southeast Asia. In flavor it is remarkabley like liquorice, fennel or ta (MORE)

What is star anise?

  Star anise comes from the star-shaped flower of a small evergreen tree. It is used in Chinese and Indian cooking, as an ingredient in 5-spice powder and garam masala. (MORE)

Can you substitute anise seed for star anise?

Sta ranise is slightly more bitter that that of regular anise seed.  To substitute anise seed for star anise, add a pinch of allspice or  Chinese five-spice powder. You can (MORE)