Yes, you can use star anise instead of ordinary anise. The flavour is not the same, but should be acceptable.
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 same amount and a pinch of fennel to increase the liquorice flavor, but not the other way around.
Star Anise or Star Aniseed is a star-shaped anise flavored spice used in cooking. In one Star Anise, you can get 1/2 teaspoon crushed seed.
1/2 teaspoon crushed anise seeds equals one star anise.
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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 also crush one star anise to equal 1/2 teaspoon of crushed anise seed.
Not every star anise is the same size, so how much ground anise equals one star anise can vary. It would be anywhere from 1/4 teaspoon to 1/2 teaspoon.
anise is saunf/guamuri! :)
No, it's a seedpod of the anise plant.
Equivalents 1 tablespoon whole Star Anise = 3 to 4 10 whole Star Anise =1/4 oz (5g) whole Star Anise 5 whole Star Anise, ground up = 1 tablespoon ground = 1/8th oz (2.5g)
Anise and star anise are two different things. There is no equivalence.
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 anise tea has been used to treat rheumatism.
If you mean Fennel seed, the flavors are similar.
Fennel seed, or star anise. Star anise is kind of expensive, you get like a dozen more or less stars in a bottle. Fennel seed has that licorice flavor as well.
Fennel seed, or star anise, but you need to grind the star anise. You want something that tastes like licorice. The Star Anise is kind of expensive, it comes like 12 in a bottle, for six dollars; they look like stars. There are also liqueurs that taste like licorice, such as Pernod.
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 anise tea has been used to treat rheumatism. Anise seed comes from the flowering anise plant. The seeds are sweet and licorice-like in flavor, resembling fennel seeds. They are commonly used in making sweet treats around the world. Anise seed aids digestion and sweetens breath. It is also a mild expectorant. A few seeds taken with water may cure hiccups.
An Anise plant is a flowering plant that grows in fertile well drained soil. This resembles the flavour of licorice and is used in cooking, candy making, liquor and medicinal herbal remedies.
After doing some research on Wikipedia it does not appear to be the same thing. I had the same question! According to Wikipedia, Star fruit is also known as Carambola and is native to the Philippines, Indonesia, India. It is an actual fruit that is consumed when ripe off the tree. Whereas, Star Anise is a seed pod that is commonly called Chinese star anise, star anise or star aniseed and it is from the Illicium verum species of plant. It is native to China and is never consumed unless it is dried and made into a spice.