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Chinese Five Spice Blend (27g) - Seasoned Pioneers


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Chinese Five Spice is the iconic union of five powerful ingredients: star anise, Sichuan pepper, fennel seeds, cassia, and clove. The Chinese spice mix has a strong aniseed flavour, overlaid with warm, peppery notes.

Chinese Five Spice was first created to represent the perfect partnership of Yin and Yang. It is believed to contain the five main flavours within Chinese cooking: sweet, sour, bitter, salty, and savoury.

Chinese Five Spice works perfectly within stir-fries. Kate uses it to make raw vegan "pork balls" in the dehydrator!

The spice mix is also found in some sweet dishes such as chocolate tortes, biscuits and loaf cakes.


Star Anise, Whole

Sichuan Pepper, Whole

Fennel Seeds, Whole

Cassia Bark, Whole

Clove Buds 'Hand-Select', Whole

Further Information

Seasoned Pioneers are the UK’s foremost seasoning company offering an extensive & inspirational collection of herbs and spices from the finest sources, enabling you to capture the genuine flavour of world cuisine in your kitchen. Endorsed by many leading food writers and chefs, you can be sure that you have come to the ultimate purveyor to buy spices and seasoning.


At Seasoned Pioneers, the authenticity and integrity of all our seasoning is of the utmost importance to us. As such, we set out to source outstanding ingredients of genuine provenance from the very finest selected suppliers. There are strictly no additives, no preservatives and no compromises. 


Our renowned and outstanding worldwide spice blends are each handmade and dry-roasted to traditional recipes for maximum authentic flavour. They capture the distinctiveness of cuisines from every corner of the globe. Each spice blend is made by us in small batches using our own carefully selected herbs and spices.


All of our seasonings, herbs and spices are packaged in our innovative resealable stand-up foil pouches, proven to retain the freshest flavours and aromas, ensuring superb results every time you use them. Buy herbs and buy spices from us that have never been exposed to detrimental UV light on a supermarket shelf!