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anice

anise or anise-flavoured liqueur

Anice verde (Pimpinella anisum) is Mediterranean aniseed, which grows like a weed in Italy.

Anice stellato (Illicium verum): star anise.

Anice pepato (Xanthoxylum piperitum): Japanese pepper or pricklyash.

Anice can also be a liqueur (and an essential ingredient in a moretta fanese).

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Les, Creative Commons License