Aniseed is an underrated spice, often playing a supporting role in recipes for sausages, bread and biscuits. Find recipes that showcase anise flavour here.
A gorgeous freshly baked challah loaf that's flavoured with aniseed and cardamom. Add a few tablespoons of sugar to the dough, if you like sweeter dough.
This liquorice-flavoured Lebanese cake is a beautiful golden colour because of turmeric powder. Top each portion of cake with a pine nut before baking.
A traditional anise-flavoured biscuit, made with the help of a pizzelle iron. These biscuits are sweet, light, buttery with just a hint of anise. Enjoy them for afternoon tea, dessert, elevenses or general snacking.
A fragrant homemade tikka masala sauce sets this curry apart from the rest. Serve with rice, roti or naan.
I always mix my own chai - it is budget friendly and very easy and also a nice food gift for friends.