Anise Myrtle leaves have a sweet herbal anise or liquorice flavour. It is perfect for both savoury and sweet dishes, especially as it helps balance flavours by adding a little touch of sweetness.
Oz Tukka’s Anise Myrtle is a great flavouring in desserts and biscuits. It is often used with pork, fish, vegetables, glazes, marinades and dressings.
Oz Tukka’s Anise Myrtle leaves make a delicious and refreshing tea.
Method: Add freshly boiled water into a tea pot together with a teaspoon of leaves. Alternatively add the myrtle leaves straight into a tea strainer and allow to brew (either in your cup or teapot). Enjoy!
Aniseed Myrtle [Syzygium anisatum or Anisata] is a good source of vitamin E, vitamin C, magnesium, lutein and folate, with antioxidant, anti-fungal and antimicrobial properties.