Recent Examples of fennel from the Web
A recent menu included coddled egg with garlic scapes, mushroom cream sauce and frybread; and brown butter and pork belly with wheat berries, rhubarb and fennel.
The fennel salad that accompanied the burrata was a touch too salty, but the burrata itself was soft and creamy, sweetened only slightly by a light drizzle of honey.
The dishes are modern (sharing-style, obviously) and effortlessly turn ingredients like carrots and fennel into the stars of the plate.
The dessert round took on a new flavor when the secret ingredients were revealed: Rice Krispie treats, strawberries, Spam and fennel.
Think broccoli, raisin and carrot, or carrot, snow pea and radish, or radish, jicama and apple, or apple, fennel and cabbage, or cabbage, carrot and scallion, or scallion, edamame and bacon.
The parsley worm, which grows up to be the Eastern black swallowtail, feeds on parsley, dill and fennel.
Think those chicken legs could use some ground fennel?
Twisty busiate pasta mingle with clams and fennel sausage, and coin-size corzetti are pretty much upstaged by pieces of tender baby octopus.
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A perennial aromatic herb of the parsley family, fennel is native to southern Europe and Asia Minor and cultivated in the US, Britain, and temperate areas of Eurasia. The blanched shoots are eaten as a vegetable. The greenish brown to yellowish brown oblong-oval seeds smell and taste similar to anise. The seeds and extracted oil are used for scenting soaps and perfumes and for flavoring candies, liqueurs, medicines, and foods, particularly pastries, sweet pickles, and fish.
Origin and Etymology of fennel
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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