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Classic Lebanese Cuisine: 170 Fresh And Healthy Mediterranean Favorites

Classic Lebanese Cuisine

By Kamal Al-Faqih

Published 2009

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Anise (whole seeds or ground) is a relative of dill, fennel, caraway, and cumin. Sweet and aromatic, it is the true taste of licorice. Anise flavoring is used in alcoholic beverages such as araq in Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Syria; ouzo in Greece; or sambuca in Italy.