Tag: star anise

Rauðkál (Icelandic Pickled Red Cabbage)

Ingredients: 1 head red cabbage, cored and sliced thinly 1 1/2 cups red wine vinegar 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 large stick cinnamon 2 whole star anise Directions: Place ingredients in a lidded pot. Bring to a boil. Stir. Reduce to a simmer and cover. Simmer for 45 minutes […]

Tropical Heat Pickled Apricots

Ingredients: 9 large apricots, pitted and halved 1 cup water 1 1/4 cup white vinegar 3/4 cup light brown sugar 12 Sarawak black peppercorns 2 whole star anise 2 1/4-inch thick cubes fresh ginger 1/2 tablespoon yellow mustard seeds 2 tablespoons large unsweetened coconut flakes 2 fish peppers, diced Directions: […]

Savory Spice Pickled Beets

Ingredients: 3 lbs peeled, cooked beets 3 teaspoons yellow mustard seeds 2 teaspoons dill seed 2 teaspoons fennel seed 2 teaspoons tellicherry peppercorns 6 whole cloves 6 whole star anise 1 teaspoon white coriander seeds 1 teaspoon canning salt 3 bay leaves 1 cup white vinegar 1 cup red wine […]

Spice Pickled Mirabelle Plums

Ingredients: 20 mirabelle plums 1 cup water 1 1/4 cup white vinegar 3/4 cup sugar 2 whole star anise 2 whole cloves 2 whole white cardamom pods 10 white peppercorns 1 bay leaf Directions: Add the plums and spices to a quart jar, taking care to leave a little more […]

Sweet & Spicy Apple Slices

Ingredients: 20 Stayman-Winesap apples (or other firm, sweet apples) 10 cups water 4 cups sugar 6 cinnamon sticks 6 vanilla beans 12 whole star anise 12 black peppercorns 2 tablespoons whole cloves Directions: Prep 6 quart jars. Evenly divide the spices between the jars. Peel, core and slice the apples. […]

Pickled Long Beans

Ingredients: 1 bunch long beans (aka yard long beans, Chinese long beans) 1 Korean or Chinese hot pepper, cut into strips 2 cups white vinegar 2 cups water 3 tablespoons shoaxing wine 1/4 cup pickling salt 4 cloves garlic 1 inch knob ginger, cut into 4 slices 1 tablespoon broken […]

Spiced Pickled Cherries

Ingredients: 1 lb Lambert (or other sweet, dark red) cherries 1 cup water 1 1/4 cup white vinegar 3/4 cup sugar 2 whole star anise 4 whole cloves 8 black peppercorns Directions: Prep your jars/lids. Evenly divide the spices and cherries between 2 pint jars. Combine the water, vinegar and […]

Chinese Inspired Brisket

Ingredients: for the brisket 3 1/2 lb brisket 1 quart chicken or beef stock 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup dark brown sugar 6 whole cloves garlic 5 whole star anise 2 tablespoons fennel seeds for the sauce 1 cup braising liquid 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 1/4 cup hoisin […]

Grapefruit Segments in Vanilla Bean & Star Anise Syrup

Ingredients: 5 Texas Rio Star (red) grapefruits 1 cup sugar 2 vanilla beans, sliced along the seam water 4-6 whole star anise Directions: Sterilize your jars. Keep them warm until ready to use. Supreme the grapefruit. As you work, place the segments in a large measuring cup. Squeeze the membranes […]