Remove seeds from cardamom pods. Add the anise seeds, and crush all the
kernels with the back of a fork. Put them in a 1-quart container adding
angelica root, cinnamon stick, clove, mace, and vodka. Shake mixture
well and store in a cupboard for 1 week.
- 6 cardamom pods - see note
- 3 teaspoons anise seeds - see note
- 2-1/4 teaspoons chopped angelica root - see note
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1 clove
- 1/4 teaspoon mace
- 750 milliliters vodka
- 1 cup sugar syrup
Pour through cheesecloth lined
strainer several times. Blend the liquid with the sugar syrup. Ready to
Yield: 1 quart
Container: 1/2 gallon jar
Most of these ingredients can be found at health food stores.
This liqueur is spicy in taste and may not appeal to everyone.
The Homemade Strega recipe was contributed by Morrgan.
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