HOME > Chowhound > Ontario (inc. Toronto) >

Finding spirit of anise in Toronto

m
magnumopus1 Jan 6, 2012 10:28 PM

Where can I purchase pure spirit of anise in Toronto for baking (eg.genettis, pizelle)? I previously procured it from a pharmacy who's supplier no longer carries it (possibly made by Wiler chemicals). After searching other pharmacies & specialty food stores (such as the Cheese Boutique) in vain, I tried 'flavorganics' organic anise extract from Whole Foods which is not a pure extract of anise - but also contains agave syrup and licorice root .. however the flavour in the finished product was subpar and rather bland. I found on the web that McCormick makes a pure extract but it seems to be only available in the USA. Can anyone help?

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. b
    BCBased RE: magnumopus1 Jul 17, 2014 12:57 PM

    Contact Xenex labs account representative in Ontario, Nikola Nikolaidis at nikola@xenexlabs.com .They have stock!

    Show Hidden Posts