Beloved in the Mediterranean, fennel possesses a delicate mild sweetness that pairs superbly with seafood, citrus and roasted meats.
Prepping fennel only requires the removal of its tough root. Then you can slice and dice this anise-flavored vegetable before adding it to sautés, braises, roasts and even soups. Fennel may also be enjoyed raw as it provides a pleasant crunch to salads.
Wondering where to begin your fennel adventure? These wonderful recipes will teach you how to prepare fennel in a variety of ways:
Fennel and Orange Salad
Fennel and orange is a classic Mediterranean combination. The flavors in this salad complement each other perfectly it's a perfect side dish for seafood or grilled meats.