Benefits of Star Anise
Purchasing Storage and Preparation
Star anise is available in packages in Asian supermarkets. When purchasing star anise, look for whole pieces that arent broken. At home, store star anise in a sealed container in a cool dark place. Properly stored, star anise will last for several months. Discard once the flavor fades.star anise is usually added whole (not broken into pieces) and discarded before serving. Occasionally, you may find stir fry recipes calling for ground star anise.