However, it can make your whole household immensely happy. And as a bonus, anyone with dairy, wheat, crustacean or peanut allergies can eat it.
The a-ha ingredient is Chinese Five Spice Powder, which is composed of 1) cinnamon, 2) star anise, 3) cloves, 4) fennel, and 5) pepper.
Three ingredients, with one optional. Two hours start to finish.
Recipe is here. Worth leaving work early to make, or having a late dinner.