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Buy Aniseed

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This seed is not to be confused with Star Anise, Aniseed is an entirely different spice found in the Mediterranean and is one of the most popular spices in cooking today because of it's unbeatable sweet and fresh taste. Regency Aniseed from Turkey imparts a beautiful liquorice, cardamom and honey flavour. It's highly aromatic, and very convenient to use, just like any other seed. Many times in industry, it's also diluted with Carom Seeds, a seed which looks very similar, but has an entirely different flavour. Also known as: anise, saunf, sombu, badishop, variyali.


Aniseed Cooking Notes

Cuisine... Mediterranean, British, Australian, Austrian, German, French, Bulgarian, Italian, Mexican, Dutch

Food Pairings... Chicken, beef, eggs, pork, fennel, onion, paprika, sugar, honey, liquor, humbugs, cookies, biscuits, bread, breath mint, fajitas, Pfeffernüsse

Flavour / Tastes Like... Cumin, Honey, Cardamom, Liquorice

Serving size... 1-2  grams

Directions for use... Use seeds whole directly in recipe, no preperation needed. Alternatively grind fresh in an electric spice grinder.

Recipes... Six Blends Herb Tea

Aniseed Health Benefits (Government sources only)

Nutrition Facts... High in Fiber, Calcium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Source and details


Aniseed Technical Notes

Origin... Turkey

Quality*... Grade A, Bold, Special Selection

Also known as... Pimpinella anisum
ANISE, SAUNF, SOMBU, BADISHOP, VARIYALI

**Special Note... For 1kg option, product will be packed in vacuum-sealed transparent bag, not our usual aluminium resealable bag.

We cannot ship bulk purchases made on our website internationally (5kg, 10kg, 20kg cartons and up), and will have to cancel order if placed for overseas customers. Please call or email us direct if you wish to purchase in bulk quantities from us, and a member of our sales team will swiftly attend to your enquiry

Why buy Regency herbs and spices

All Regency spices are fresh, current crop herbs and spices. We pride ourselves on our taste and freshness. Regency's herbs and spices are carefully selected amongst the best varieties in the world each season - only a single variety passes our rigorous testing, and we only sell this one variety. We only sell spices in whole form for fresh grinding to ensure the best flavour and aroma when it reaches your kitchens. As a result, everyone can inspect and admire the natural beauty achieved by us! All our spices and herbs are naturally grown, and processed. They are as pure as spices can get, free from irradiation and other chemical preservation treatments - only possible due to our strict quality control standards at source. We can promise their flavours are fit for even the most royal and picky diners.

We know how hard it is to find top quality, fresh, whole spices worldwide and we have the answer. Through our 60+ years of experience in the industry, we know our spices inside-out and can provide the best tasting varieties attainable worldwide for each of our spices. Tastes are changing, and cooks who seek the absolute best possible for each ingredient know that we can provide it for them - that's why we've been in business for so long! We quickly became the leading shop for buying Indian spices and herbs in Hong Kong, and now have added our extended range of exotic herbs and spices from around the world. Read more about our heritage here.

Most importantly, we aim to provide the high quality flavours that existed in traditional times in our spice trade - flavours that have been lost due to mass production, over processing, and cutting corners to keep prices low. We partner with the greatest farmers and suppliers around the world to provide the highest grades achievable in spices. We are also passionate educators within our industry, teaching customers and competitors alike on how to buy and assess the quality of spices, as well as common tricks of the spice trade. Learn more about spices now.