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Noodles are cooked to perfection and the soup broth is that perfect balance of star anise and beef bones.
Add the soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, cinnamon stick, orange zest, and star anise.
Kuay teaw ped toon Forget chicken noodle soup: In this dish, egg noodles come together with tender, flavorful duck that's been simmered for hours in a stew of galangal, garlic, cinnamon, star anise, soy sauce, and five-spice powder.
Place in a small saucepan along with garlic, orange zest, bay leaves, star anise, oil, and red pepper flakes.
Instead of sneeze-inducing pepper-heavy blends, these perfumes employ such aromatics as ginger, cinnamon, clove, star anise, and coriander.
Less cute in their steamer basket, but worth closing your eyes to savor, were tender chicken feet, first fried and then stewed in a soy-rich sauce redolent of star anise.
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STAR ANISE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of star anise for English Language Learners
: a small brown star-shaped fruit that is dried and used as a spice especially in Chinese cooking
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