Five spice powder is a traditional blend of spices that is widely used in Chinese cooking to flavor both sweet and savory foods such as meat, seafood, and baked goods. It is named for the five elements: fire, water, air, wood, and metal. Five spice powder blends vary widely per region and often contain more than five spices. The general consensus is that it must contain star anise, clove, fennel seed, cinnamon, and Sichuan pepper. Other popular additions include cardamom, ginger, nutmeg, dried citrus peel, and other warm spices.
Ingredients: Aniseed, nutmeg, pepper, clove, cinnamon, peel, coriander.