Recipe: Star anise shortbread stars

British baker and author Flora Shedden puts a spicy twist on traditional Christmas biscuits with this recipe for star anise shortbread stars. She said if you are not a fan of the liquorice undertones in star anise, please feel free to substitute it with one-and-a-half teaspoons of ground cinnamon, ginger or, a personal favourite – grated nutmeg.

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