According to the Chinese philosophy of yin & yang, this ancient “Wonder Powder” is an exquisite blend of the five elements of Chinese cooking: sweet, sour, bitter, savory, and salty. Known to sometimes include ginger or nutmeg, it traditionally consists of fennel, cloves, cinnamon, anise, and Szechwan peppercorns. “Wonder Powder” or not, this blend is sure to work its magic on any bland dish! Makes exceptional addition to any Chinese cuisine, especially stir-fry's, soups, chicken, steak, and duck. Blend with sugar for a delicious twist on spiced sugar.