Ground Anise Seed
Description:Anise seed is a favorite flavor in sweets like the black jelly bean, Italian pizzelle, and German pfeffernusse and springerle cookies. Anise is also the familiar distinctive taste in many favorite liqueurs: French absinthe, anisette and pastis, Greek ouzo, Italian samba, and German Jagermeister. Anise is also thought to be one of the "secret ingredients" in French chartreuse.
In the Mediterranean, anise makes frequent appearances in cakes, breads, cookies and liquors. In small amounts, anise makes a nice addition to sausage, or in tomato sauce.
Ground Anise is most popular in cakes, cookies, and sweet breads. It’s flavor is also popular in candies and fruit pies.