Recipes: anise

July 07, 2015

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anise › ginger ›

Red Cabbage Slaw

This Red Cabbage slaw is crispy, sweet and refreshing!!  Great on a hot day, for a picnic, it can go with so many dishes.


- 1/2 red cabbage, thinly sliced

- 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

- 2 med carrots, shredded

- 1/3 cup rice vinegar

- 1/2 tbsp sugar

-1/2 tbsp honey

- 1 tsp salt

- 1 tsp pepper

- 1/2 tsp l.c. finns Anise extract

- 1 tsp l.c. finns Ginger extract

Toss all the ingredients together and refrigerate for an hour before serving.


March 24, 2014


anise › baking ›

Glazed Anise Cookies

Glazed Anise Cookies


3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
3/4 teaspoon l.c. finns Anise extract , divided
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons water


1. Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg, 1/2 teaspoon of the extract and salt; beat until well blended. Gradually beat in flour. Divide dough in half. Wrap each half in wax paper to form a cylinder about 9-inches long and 1 1/2-inches in diameter. Refrigerate 1 hour.
2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut dough into 1/4-inch slices. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
3. Bake 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
4. Mix confectioners' sugar, water and remaining 1/4 teaspoon extract until smooth. Drizzle over cooled cookies. Let stand until glaze is set.