Introducing the Star Anise from Badia Spices! Add a unique, sweet–spicy flavor to your dishes with this versatile spice. Star Anise, also known as Chinese Anise, is a star–shaped fruit native to Southern China and Vietnam. Its flavor is similar to that of licorice and fennel, but sweeter and more pungent. Perfect for baking, as well as savory dishes, Star Anise has an intense, aromatic flavor that will add complexity to your meals. Try adding it to your favorite marinades, sauces, stews, and curries. This 7oz tin is a great addition to any spice rack!