101 Cooking Recipes, Tips, Asian, Desserts, Food Photo Blog

101 Cooking Recipes, Tips, Asian, Desserts, Food Photo Blog

What is Star Anise ?

Star Anise is one of the ingredients in five spice powder. Star anise is frequently used in Chinese and Southeast Asian cooking. It is a dark brown, star-shaped, dried spice consisting of eight pods. Star anise adds a licorice taste to foods, and it is often added to the dish whole and removed just before […]




What is Asafoetida Powder

Asafoetida Powder is formed from the sap of the plant. It produces a subtle, oniony flavor when stirred into sauces. Store in an airtight container and use only in small quantities.




Yarrow – May treat liver and gastric disorders …

Yarrow – This is a very popular herbal remedy. It is anti-inflammatory, astringent, diaphoretic, and carminative. Specifically good for internal hemorrhages, and in the treatment of bleeding piles. It has been used to treat liver and gastric disorders. It is claimed that washing in a decoction of yarrow prevents baldness (though it will not cure […]