This spice mix of equal parts of star anise, cinnamon, Sichuan pepper, fennel seeds and cloves. It's used extensively in Chinese cooking to flavour pork, duck, seafood and chicken.
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Seared five-spice duck with Asian greens and ginger-and-wasabi coconut cream
Slow-roasted pork belly
Spice-rubbed and stuffed whole roasted trout