Anise & Star Anise: “Stirreth” up some culinary fun! Why these alluring spices are such holiday stars | HAALo Herbs, Oils, Tincture, Tea Shop in Nevada City, Alternative Health & Healing Practitioners & Products
by Denise Reynolds, Enchantress of Spices at HAALo Anise and star anise are unrelated species though they share a high concentration of the phytoestrogen anethole, also found in fennel, chervil, and licorice. Anethole, found to be 13 times sweeter than sugar according to Ashurst’s Food Flavorings, is responsible for the delightful sweetness these plants bring... [Read More]