Lockdown Recipe of the Day: Orange Anise Sorbet

Lockdown Recipe of the Day: Orange Anise Sorbet
Orange and star anise sorbet. (Photo: Tony Jackman)

While the citrus season trails off but oranges are still fairly abundant, grab some and make this zingy sorbet to bring out in the hot daze that’s not far away.


700 ml orange juice

250 g sugar

3 star anise

Squeeze of lemon juice


Bring juice and sugar to a boil in a pot with the star anise, stirring.

Simmer for 3 minutes, stirring.

Strain into a freezer container. 

Cool to room temperature. 


After two hours, remove from the freezer and stir to break up the crystals. Repeat this every hour for three hours, then leave to freeze until needed. DM/TGIFood

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