Anise seeds from Italy
Anise belongs to the family of the umbelliferae and grows about 60 cm tall. Anise seedsare harvested before they reach maturity which is before the anise seeds change their color form grey to green to dry in barns.
Kulinary use of Anise
Anise seeds smell sweet and have the real taste of licorice. They are used to prepare Indian Dishes or fish soups, sauces, bread, cakes etc..
The Anise oil is used for candies and in medication (cough medicine) since the anise oil has antiseptic properties.
To intensify its aroma roast them without oil.