Fresh Star-Anise Strawberry Sauce

Makes 1 cup


½ cup strawberries
¼ cup sugar
¼ cup water
1 star anise


In a medium saucepan combine the strawberries, sugar, water and the star anise and bring to a boil and cook for about 4-5 minutes or until thick and strawberries cooked down. Reduce heat and simmer for about 5 minutes and take of heat and let stand to cool before serving. (discard the star anise before serving.)