TURKEY. Anise Seed is highly aromatic with the sweet warm taste of licorice. Native to the Mediterranean, Anise is one of the oldest known spice plants and used in both savory and sweet cooking. Add Anise Seeds to soups, stews and curries. Use to flavor fish and shellfish poaching liquids. Blend seeds with cream cheese for dips and spreads. Flavor beverages, fruit cobblers, sweet and rye breads, pies, cakes, cookies and stewed fruit.