Put it on the Dinner Table
This variety works for
- Fresh eating
- Dried seeds
This variety of fennel grows large bulbs that can be sliced and eaten raw or lightly cooked. Fennel pairs nicely with eggs and fish.
Fennel seeds are aromatic and anise-flavored and used in cuisines from India, Pakistan, and the Middle East. It is also used in Chinese five-spice powders. They are also used for flavor in Italian sausage.
Try thinnly slicing your fennel bulbs and adding them to salads or toss them with blood orange segments. You can also saute the fennel slices with onions for the base of a soup or risotto.