Aniseed Myrtle
Aniseed Myrtle
Aniseed Myrtle
Aniseed Myrtle

Aniseed Myrtle

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The Australian Superfood Co.'s Aniseed Myrtle will be your new favourite if you’re a fan of the smell or taste of black licorice.

With strong aniseed and liquorice flavour, this native spice makes a wonderful addition to teas, drinks and desserts. It's a great source of antioxidant, contains antifungal and antimicrobial properties and is a great digestive aid

  • 100% natural 
  • No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours 
  • Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar 
  • Source of fibre 
  • GMO free
  • Halal certified
  • Kosher certified
  • Vegan 

Flavour 

  • Strong, sweet liquorice, aniseed; fresh menthol, eucalyptus 

Product Size 

Finely Ground Powder 

  • 250g 
  • 500g 
  • 1kg 
  • 10kg 

 Flaked Leaf 

  • 20g 
  • 80g  
  • 250g 
  • 500g 
  • 1kg 
  • 10kg 

     Shelf life 

    • 24 months from date of packing 
    • Store in a cool dry place
    • Use as a tea or in desserts, syrups, dressings, sauces and ice creams.  
    • Pair with chocolate & orange for a fabulous flavour combo.  
    • Partners perfectly with dairy-based ingredients such as cream, butter and most cheese, making it an ideal herb to use in savoury cheese dishes and sauces, ice creams and cheesecake. 
    • Complements fish, chicken, pork, lamb, beef and game meat and enhances the sweetness of root vegetables and sweet corn. 
    • Infuses well with oils and most vinegars and adds a pleasant aniseed flavour to salad dressings, marinades and dairy-based sauces. 

     

    CURRIED LENTIL, TOMATO, ANISEED MYRTLE AND COCONUT SOUP 

    A winter warmer that’s sure to satisfy! Aniseed Myrtle extract is a good source of magnesium, lutein, folate, vitamin E, vitamin C and has great digestive properties. This is sure to become a staple during the colder months! 

    Time: 45 – 60 minutes 
    Serves: 2-4 

    INGREDIENTS 

    Soup 

    • Extra virgin olive oil 
    • 2 onions, finely chopped 
    • 2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped 
    • 3 inch (about 30g) piece of fresh ginger, grated 
    • 4 tbsp curry powder (use less if hot variety) 
    • 1 tsp red pepper flakes 
    • 1 ½ cups (300g) red lentils 
    • 6 cups vegetable stock 
    • 3 cups (750g) good quality bottled tomato sauce 
    • 6 cups vegetable stock 
    • 2 tbsp Aniseed Myrtle extract 
    • 1 can coconut milk 
    • Sea salt and black pepper to season 

    Garnish 

    • Big handful of cress, microgreens or baby salad leaves 
    • Handful of cilantro leaves 
    • 2 radishes, finely sliced 
    • Extra virgin olive oil 

    METHOD 

    1. In a large pot, heat olive oil and add the onions with a pinch of sea salt. Cook for 8-10 minutes until golden. Add the garlic, ginger, curry powder, red pepper flakes and another pinch of salt; cook for 2 mins. 
    1. Add the lentils, stir, and then pour in the stock and tomato sauce. Reserve about ¼ cup of the coconut milk for topping and add the rest of the can to the soup. Add in the Aniseed Myrtle extract. Stir and cook for 20-25 minutes. Taste and season soup with sea salt and black pepper. 
    1. Combine salad leaves with the cilantro and sliced radishes. Drizzle with olive oil and season with sea salt and black pepper. 
    1. Ladle soup into big bowls, drizzle over some of the reserved coconut milk and top with the leafy, radish salad. 

    Recipe adapted from ‘Arthur Street Kitchen’. 

    Find more recipes here! 

    • Contains a rich source of antioxidant compounds which help protect cells against the damaging effects of free radicals 
    • The antioxidant capacity of aniseed myrtle is higher than the blueberry, which is renowned worldwide as the ‘health-promoting fruit’ 
    • Aniseed myrtle has antifungal and antimicrobial properties and is also a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin E, folate, magnesium and lutein (a compound that plays an important role in eye health and general wellbeing). 
    • Aniseed myrtle has very high quantities of the compound anethole. Trans-anethole rich herbs have traditionally been used to treat conditions such as anorexia, reflux and hiccups, and to help settle intestinal cramps, colic and flatulence. 
    • Aniseed myrtle was traditionally used to treat hiccuping, weight loss, lactation, menstrual pain and stomach complaints. These days, it’s a great digestive aid. 

    100% dried and ground Aniseed Myrtle 

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