India Tree Chinese Five Spice Premium Blend
Chinese Five Spice is a premium blend of five spices--star anise, cloves, fennel, cinnamon and Szechuan pepper, It is used throughout southern China and Vietnam to season pork, poultry, and vegetable dishes. In ancient Chinese philosophy, five is an important number. It is believed that harmony within the body and cosmos consists of the proper relationship among the five essential elements--metal, wood, water, fire, and earth. There are also five taste--bitter, sweet, salt, sour, and hot. Chinese Five Spice approximates this spectrum of flavors. It is wonderful in marinades. Use it sparingly. It is very strong.
Net Wt. 1 oz.