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An aromatic evergreen tree (Illicium verum) cultivated in China and Vietnam, having star-shaped anise-scented fruits that yield an essential oil used as a flavoring and in the manufacture of certain drugs.
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Star anise, star aniseed
, or Shikimic acid, a primary feedstock used to create the anti-flu drug Tamiflu, is produced by most autotrophic organisms, but star anise is the industrial source.
Ingredients (makes 42 leaves of gelatine 445g whipping cream 75g sugar / vanilla pod spit & de-seeded 2cm fresh ginger roughly chopped Pinch of nutmeg 4 figs 125g caster sugar 125ml red wine / vanilla pod split and de-seeded 2cm piece of cinnamon Juice and zest of one orange 1 star aniseed
Bulgarian flower, rose, Italian mandarin and star aniseed
are all in the mix.