Anise is an herb of the oldest, and is known for its benefits to the digestive and respiratory apparatus, besides being an excellent complement to deal with stress and nervous conditions.
Anise Nuts provide a spectacular touch as this plant is due to its aromatic presence of anethole, a compound that is also beyond its particular aroma, a sweet taste. It is proven that anethole has more sweetening power than sugar.
This compound also present in other plants such as fennel, tarragon and basil, and are widely used in cooking, especially in Spain, there are bagels and rolls characteristics of anise, and in England, aniseed balls are made inside which keeps part of the whole fruit of this plant, as well as other countries where everyone has their own recipe for baked goods with this plant with many benefits. (more…)