Anise seed’s sweet licorice flavor plays a starring role in Italian biscotti, breads and cakes. Use also in savory foods such as stews, soups, tomato sauce and sausage.
• Add 1 1/2 teaspoon to sugar cookie dough for 5 dozen cookies or 1/4 teaspoon to 9-inch apple pie.
• Sprinkle into cored apples before baking.
• Add to fruit pies, fruit salads, cookies and cakes.
• Use in meat loaf, fish sauces, sweet pickles and cheese.
Prep time: 15 mins