Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
- Do not confuse the flavor of licorice with that of anise, which is not related and is quite different when tasted side by side
- Licorice has been used for everything from cough remedies to ulcer cures
- The root imparts a very characteristic flavor and is surprisingly sweet
- It contains glycyrrhizin, a substance 50 times sweeter than sugar, and is often added to chocolate to enhance sweetness.
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