Aniseed is an excellent spice - with its sweet smell and distinctive liquorice taste.
Make a nice cup of tea with a taste of liquorice
Recommended use:. Tea: ½-1 tsp per cup of boiling water. Let brew for 5-10 minutes and strain before serving.
Aniseed has a distinctive liquorice taste. They are the seeds from the anise plant, and they may easily be confused with seeds from fennel, dill and caraway. Anise has a sweet smell and is used as a flavour enhancer. It is also used for the production of candy and aperitifs such as Pernod.
Aniseed makes a delicious cup of tea. The plant belongs to the Umbelliferae family and is native to Egypt and the Eastern parts of the Mediterranean.
Aniseed is available as whole, crushed or powdered seeds - and is excellent for herbal tea.