Questions and Answers - Anise Seed vs. Licorice

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I really enjoy your web site and find it extremely interesting and helpful. I am currently living abroad in Israel and yesterday the discussion arose among two ex-pat Americans and two Israelis as to the difference between anise and licorice. Could you elaborate? I imagine that it might also be helpful to add it to your very impressive Culinary Dictionary!  Thanks for your attention and assistance! 
- Rena (2/28/07)


I found a great web site on licorice and anise seed. This site also has photos. Since I don't believe in reinventing the wheel, I'm sending the site to you (just click on the underlined):

licorice root



anise seeds

Anise Seed:



Thanks for your quick response and best of luck to you as you keep updating the site, which is great!!!!  Kind regards - Rena (2/28/07)

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