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Think Spice… …Think Anise—Roundup

Posted by bakinghistory on December 8, 2008


I am finally able to post the roundup of Think Spice… …Think Anise Think Spice… is a monthly blog event dedicated to spices founded by Sunita of Sunita’s World and hosted here for the month of November. Participants submitted wonderful recipes that truly highlight the versatility of this tasty spice, in both sweet and savory dishes, from vegetables to bread to cookies and even candy.  Thank you all for participating  with wonderful contributions!


Sra of  When My Soup Came Alive made a yummy vegetarian dish: Mixed Vegetable Curry , in which anise is included in the spice mixture

Location: India

Language: English


Simona of  Briciole baked a wonderful  Rocciata, a traditional filled sweet bread from Umbria, Italy.

Location: California

Language: English


Sweatha of TastyCurryLeaf baked a batch of tasty Bizcochitos, traditional Christmas cookies from New Mexico

-Location: New Jersey

Language: English


Ivy of Kopiaste…to Greek Hospitality used anise in bread: delicious  No-Knead Anise and Sultana Whole-Wheat Rolls

Location: Athens, Greece

Language: English


Aparna of My Diverse Kitchen baked some very pretty Eggless Anise Pretzels

Location: Goa, India

Language: English


Judy of  Judy’s Gross Eats baked buttery refrigerator cookies: Rich Anise Cookies

Location: California

Language: English


Carolyn of 18thC Cuisine made some amazing medieval candy: Anise Comfits

Location: the shores of Lake Huron

Language: English


My own entry were some  traditional Italian Anise Biscotti

Location: Massachusetts

Language: English

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11 Responses to “Think Spice… …Think Anise—Roundup”

  1. sunita said

    Thank you for the lovely round up :-)

  2. Ivy said

    What a lovely roundup. So many different ways to use anise.

  3. Nice selection of recipes using anise.

  4. bakinghistory said

    @ Sunita: thanks, and again sorry for posting it late.

    @ Ivy: Thank you, and again for participating :-)

  5. Carolyn said

    Thanks so much for the ways to use anise and your writeup is nicely presented.

  6. Sweatha said

    Lovely round up.Thanks for hosting with anise.I discovered a wonderful spice.Thanks to the round up,I got few more recipes as well.Very happy to be a part of it.

  7. sra said

    Hi Manuela! Thanks for the round-up.

  8. Aparna said

    With such interesting anise flavoured fare, I’d say better late than never. :)
    Thanks for hosting this, Manuela.

  9. Louise said

    Wow! Manuela,
    What an assortment of recipes using anise. I can’t wait to check them all out. Thank you so much for sharing:)

  10. bakinghistory said

    @ Judy, Carolyn, Sweatha and Aparna: Thank you all for participating with wonderful entries!

    @Louise: Thank you :-)

  11. Simona said

    I feel like I can smell anise in the air by just reading about this nice set of recipes. Thanks for the lovely roundup!

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