This is No. 2 in our series of discovery about Combination Spices.
In this edition we’ll take a look at the specific flavor profiles in the spice combinations that, when put together, make up the spice commercially marketed as Chinese Five Spice.
Chinese Five Spice: A favorite of mine, it is an essential in Asian salad dressings, sauces, soups and entrees. It is a personal favorite added to a late night “Ramen Noodle” snack meal regardless of base flavor.
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1 teaspoon fennel seed, toasted and ground
- 1 teaspoon ground star anise
- 1 teaspoon Szechuan peppercorns, toasted and ground
Place the ingredients together in a coffee grinder and grind to a fine powder. Store airtight until ready to use.
Look forward to our next edition: Herbs d’ Provence
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