Ngohiong – Five spice powder

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The five spice powder, also known as Ngohiong or wu xiang fen is widely used in many dishes in the chinese, filipino dishes. Have you ever wondered what it is made of? You could even make this yourself if you have some of the ground spices at home.

Ingredients:

Variation 1
Cinnamon powder
Star Anise
Anise seed
Ginger
cloves

Variation 2:
Sichuan pepper
Star anise
Cinnamon powder
Cloves
Fennel seeds

Use a spice grinder to powderize them. If you’ve made too much, you can easy store it in a small air tight glas container. The more air there is in the container, the faster it will lose it’s aroma / aetheric oil.

Originating from the land of the assam laksa, she is home-based in southern Germany. Authentic asian cooking challenges her to bring fond foodie memories of home in her kitchen.

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