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Ground aniseed

Ground aniseed

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The warm, aromatic character of aniseed ground


The golden brown aniseed ground with its sweet smell and taste is used in various sweet and savoury dishes, but also in drinks. Just think of the typical Greek liqueurs such as ouzo and tsipouro. Aniseed is an aromatic herb that gives products a warm character. It was used by the Egyptians thousands of years ago. Aniseed has not only a pleasant taste but some health benefits too. Double the profit! You can order aniseed ground online from us in a package of 400 grams or 5 kilos.

What is aniseed ground?


Aniseed ground comes from the anise plant. This plant belongs to the umbellifer family. The plant has its origins in the Mediterranean, but is now also cultivated in other subtropical places in various continents. The ground anise that you can buy online from us comes from Syria. The plant enjoys the full sun and seems to enhance its warm, sweet character with every ray of sunshine. The aniseed aroma is stored in the flowers.

The difference between ground aniseed and star anise is often confused. Not so strange, because in terms of taste the two are very similar. Yet the two are completely different in origin. Star anise comes from a tree that grows in Asia. Star anise is slightly more bitter and has a stronger taste of liquorice root than anise seed. It owes its strong taste to the large amounts of anethole which is found in essential oils of anise. Never replace aniseed ground in a recipe for star anise.

How to use it?


Aniseed ground is used to make anise bread. It is also an important ingredient in the preparation of peppernuts. In general, aniseed ground is very useful in biscuits and cakes. It also fits very well with various types of fruit, especially the apple. In Asian dishes anise is often used in a curry or in the preparation of fish. As for other herbs and spices, the aniseed ground makes a great team with fennel, cumin, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom.

Aniseed ground is healthy


We have known for thousands of years that aniseed ground has medicinal properties. It facilitates the digestion of food, refreshes the breath and counteracts flatulence. Aniseed is a source of vitamins and minerals. Especially vitamin B6 is very well represented. Aniseed helps with female discomforts such as menstrual complaints and hot flushes during menopause.

Nutritional values per 100 grams

Energy1700,17 kJ
Energy406 kcal
Fat22 gram
of which saturated fatty acids0 gram
Carbohydrates34 gram
of which sugars0 gram
Protein18 gram
Fibre1 gram
Salt0 gram
  • UsageDepending on application.
  • Ingredientsaniseed
  • Country of originSyria

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