Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

Flavoring with Fennel

FENNEL HAS A NATURAL flavor affinity with figs, pears, oranges, lemons, onions, and fish. Play around with these ingredients or try these simple preparations:

Fennel-and-orange salad. Thinly slice 2 fennel bulbs. With a sharp knife, peel and section 2 oranges, removing the skin. Add 1 teaspoon sugar and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Toss with the sliced fennel, a bit of ground fennel seed, salt, ground black pepper, and 3 to 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil.

Flavor-Filled Fennel

The article presents a reprint of the article "Flavor-Filled Fennel," which appeared from www.thehealthyvillage.com. It explores the nutritional value of fennel. It provides an overview on the fa...



Florence fennel--one of spring's best vegetables--is a bit like the season itself: fresh, crisp, and pretty. It's also carefree, demanding nothing of the gardener other than rich soil, plenty of room, and ample water. As spring progresses, fennel plants unfurl delicate fronds that attract butterfly larvae, and develop sweet, tender, utterly delicious bulbs.
-- Barbara Wilde

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