The ying with the yang best describes how the Chinese Five Spice Blend incorporates and balances sweet, sour, salty, bitter and spicy. Deep, alluring, exotic and highly aromatic, this spice isn’t necessarily hot but is quite concentrated. It's licorice undertones with a kick bring versatility that can be used in dishes for chicken, fish or seafood. Chinese Five Spice is also commonly combined with rice, vegetables and just about any meat to make a quick tasty stir fry.
Organic anise, organic black pepper, organic fennel seed, organic cinnamon, and organic cloves.
TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:
Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes
Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes
Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes
*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.
Chinese Five-Spice Baked Tofu
Chinese Five-Spice Noodles with Broccoli Recipe
Five-Spice Pork with Bok Choy and Green Onions
Chinese 5 Spice Blend
Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Store herbs and spices in tightly capped containers and keep away from heat, moisture and direct sunlight. Here are the suggested shelf lives of each spice category:
- Ground spices and blends (nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric): 4 to 8 months
- Herbs (basil, oregano, parsley): 1 to 2 years
- Whole spices (cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon sticks): 4 years
- Seeds: 4 years (except for poppy and sesame seeds, which should be discarded after 2 years)
Extracts: 4 years (except for vanilla, which will last forever)