Home › Forums › Miscellaneous Forums › Recipes & Cooking Techniques › Spices you’ve “discovered” and love? › RE: Spices you’ve “discovered” and love? May 3, 2007 at 10:34 pm #2467405 dickestepMember quote: Originally posted by Texianjoe It’s not really a spice, more of a mix, but I use Chinese Five Spice a lot. In stir frys, chili, stews almost everything even if its just a pinch. joe Yep, cinnamon, fennel, star anise, cloves, and Szechwan pepper. It’s some super stuff! The Fennel is one I can’t get too much of.