WHAT IS STAR ANISE?

Star anise is the seed pod from the fruit of the Illicium verum plant, an evergreen shrub native to Southwest China. The star anise pod, which is shaped like a star (hence its name), has an average of eight points, each containing a single pea-sized seed. Both the seeds and the pod are used in cooking and contain the sweet, potent anise flavor. Star anise is sold whole and ground.

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WHAT IS CASSIA?

Cassia is a spice that is produced from the inner bark of the Cinnamomum verum tree. It is also known as true Cinnamon, Chinese Cinnamon, Chinese cassia or Cinnamomum zeylanicum. It tends to be sold under the name Cinnamon when in the form of a spice, as powder or sticks of bark. However when it is sold as an essential oil it often has the name Cinnamomum Cassia.

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SPICY BUSINESS SWEET STORY

Cassia, a pungent spice used in many cuisines, has seen a surge in its imports over the last few years. The facts that it is cheaper than cinnamon, a similar spice, and that more and more consumables are using cassia as an ingredient are only driving the demand for the spice forward. Despite controversies surrounding its usage in certain medicaments, it continues to be a favourite amongst India’s spice importers.

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Anise – A Typical Spice Of Vietnamese Cuisine

The flowers of the Northwestern mountainous of Vietnam are famous as an indispensable spice for Vietnamese cuisine, bringing a unique aroma that makes the dishes an intense flavour and savoury.

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AGARWOOD & SECRETS OF AGAR INCENSE

Only in the forest can we know the sanctity of the dark place. There is agarwood to know the miracle of creation. Frankincense is the element that creates the magic, that sacred. Many people have also wondered what is frankincense? What is the effect of sandalwood wood that is so valuable that everyone wants to own? This is probably the only person looking for frankincense. The ancients said, few people understand the depth of incense as deeply as the “shooping” find agarwood. However, you can also learn about the mystery of frankincense and immerse yourself in the world of people who “ride” in the following article.

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