Anise Blossom has an anise flavor with a hint of tarragon. The spicy taste of tarragon comes from the stem, the taste of anise is in the flower. The orange-yellow flower combines well with strong-tasting fish and red meats. In addition, Anise Blossom goes well with desserts, appetizers and cocktails.
The plant is native to Mexico and Central America and has been used for both medical and religious purposes since the Aztecs. It is eaten as a spice and is often a substitute for tarragon.
In the areas where the plant is native, it is an important seasoning for 'chocolatl', a frothy cocoa drink of the Aztecs. The dried leaves and flowers are steeped in hot water, a popular tea in Latin America.
Anise Blossom is available all year round and can be stored for up to seven days between 2-7°C. Produced in a socially responsible way, Anise Blossom meets the hygienic standards in the kitchen. You can use this product immediately, because it is grown in a clean and hygienic way.