Botanically related to dill, cumin, fennel and caraway, this spice tastes like licorice and is commonly used in the preparation of teas and confectionaries. A key ingredient in Mexican hot chocolate and served as a digestive after meals in India. The Ancient Romans were known to serve cakes spiced with anise seed at the end of feasts as a digestive, which is probably the basis of the tradition of serving cake at celebrations.
Country of Origin: Egypt
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