Star anise contains anethole, the same compound that gives the unrelated anise its flavor. Star anise is an ingredient of the traditional five-spice powder (Ngohiong) of Chinese cooking and a major component of garam masala.
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Spices at Hopper generally arrive in 1Kg bulk packaging. Slower movers might be ordered in smaller quantities. Faster movers in up to 3Kg bulk packaging.