Chinese Five Spices blend is a spice mixture used in Chinese cuisine. It encompasses all five flavors of sweet, sour, bitter, pungent, and salty. However, our blends are salt free. Our mixture consists the following ingredients: 1)Star Anise 2)Fennel Seeds 3)Ceylon Cinnamon Bark 4)Black Peppercorns 5)Clove. Five spice is used well with greasy meats like pork and duck. It is used in stir fried vegetables and as a spice rub for chicken, duck, pork and seafood. Five spice is used in recipes for Cantonese roasted duck, as well as beef stew. It is also used as a marinade for Vietnamese broiled chicken. The five-spice powder mixture has followed the Chinese diaspora and has been incorporated into other national cuisines throughout Asia.