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Anise Star, Whole

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0.5 oz - Bag ($2.00)  

1 oz - Jar ($3.50)  

1 oz - Bag ($2.90)  

2 oz - Bag ($4.90)  

1 lb ($14.40)  

Native to China, star anise comes from a small evergreen tree. Its flavor is slightly bitterer than that of regular anise seed. Asian cooks use star anise to give a licorice flavor to savory dishes, particularly those with pork and poultry.