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A delicate, anise-scented finishing oil.
Yield: makes 1 cup
Time: 1 hour
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1 piece green fennel stalk with fronts attached (2 oz.)
- 4 pieces star anise
- Green onion trimmings from above
- 2 cloves garlic
- Put all ingredients in a small saucepan. Simmer over very low heat for 1 hour. Remove from heat and cool completely before straining.