"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > Health, Nutrition and Special Diets > Vegetarian/Vegan
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 01-03-2012, 11:13 AM   #11
Master Chef
 
Aunt Bea's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: near Mount Pilot
Posts: 7,005
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rocklobster View Post
This recipe calls for olive oil, salt and pepper. That's it.

That's why I love Italian cooking. Simplicity at its best.

I think I will give that a try. Wegman's has small bags of blood oranges this week. Sounds like a perfect combo!

Thanks!
__________________

__________________
Aunt Bea is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2012, 11:16 AM   #12
Master Chef
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Metro New York
Posts: 8,764
Send a message via Yahoo to ChefJune
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aunt Bea View Post
What type of dressing should I use if I eat it raw?
I like a mustardy vinaigrette with fennel. Don't think I'd care for cream with it... If you prepare it raw, shave it pretty thin. It's fairly hard to chew in large pieces.
__________________

__________________
Wine is the food that completes the meal.
ChefJune is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2012, 11:18 AM   #13
Executive Chef
 
Rocklobster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 4,787
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aunt Bea View Post
I think I will give that a try. Wegman's has small bags of blood oranges this week. Sounds like a perfect combo!

Thanks!
Let me know how you liked it. One thing I found about fennel is that I am not particuarly fond of it. But, I have, and will, continue to keep an open mind about it. The best way I like it is very basic. Just fry it with garlic and olive oil. It seems to mellow out the strong anice flavor and it sweetens up like fried cabbage does. But, then again, I like anything fried in garlic and olive oil.
__________________
Rocklobster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2012, 11:22 AM   #14
Chef Extraordinaire
 
Dawgluver's Avatar
Site Moderator
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 24,093
It might be nice shaved into a slaw with cabbage and apple.
__________________
She who dies with the most toys, wins.
Dawgluver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2012, 11:45 AM   #15
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 277
Fennel is great as a coleslaw style salad to go with fish. Also really good braised to go with roast meats
__________________
Fabiabi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2012, 01:30 PM   #16
Chef Extraordinaire
 
CWS4322's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Rural Ottawa, Ontario
Posts: 12,301
I love to grate fresh fennel to add to chicken soup, it is a must for porchetta, and I like it as a slaw. It seems to me there was a recent thread on fennel...I want to say one of the Andys started it...
__________________
I've got OCD--Obsessive Chicken Disorder!
http://www.discusscooking.com/forums...les-76125.html
CWS4322 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2012, 01:45 PM   #17
Chef Extraordinaire
 
taxlady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: near Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Posts: 18,874
Send a message via Skype™ to taxlady
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rocklobster View Post
Let me know how you liked it. One thing I found about fennel is that I am not particuarly fond of it. But, I have, and will, continue to keep an open mind about it. The best way I like it is very basic. Just fry it with garlic and olive oil. It seems to mellow out the strong anice flavor and it sweetens up like fried cabbage does. But, then again, I like anything fried in garlic and olive oil.
It does sound good fried in olive oil with garlic and yes, that can make lots of things taste great. I'm not all that fond of it either. It's not unpleasant enough to bother picking it out of something, but not yummy enough to buy if it isn't on special
__________________
May you live as long as you wish and love as long as you live.
Robert A. Heinlein
taxlady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2012, 02:01 PM   #18
Assistant Cook
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Moscow
Posts: 37
When you speak about fennel you mean

this (Anethum)


or

this (Foeniculum)



Google translator translates them equally

???
__________________
Izghoga is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2012, 02:24 PM   #19
Chef Extraordinaire
 
CWS4322's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Rural Ottawa, Ontario
Posts: 12,301
Quote:
Originally Posted by Izghoga View Post
When you speak about fennel you mean

this (Anethum)


or

this (Foeniculum)



Google translator translates them equally

???
I use both in soup and porchetta. I use the bulb in slaw, but "garnish" with some of the fronds.
__________________
I've got OCD--Obsessive Chicken Disorder!
http://www.discusscooking.com/forums...les-76125.html
CWS4322 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2012, 02:29 PM   #20
Chef Extraordinaire
 
taxlady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: near Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Posts: 18,874
Send a message via Skype™ to taxlady
Quote:
Originally Posted by Izghoga View Post
When you speak about fennel you mean

this (Anethum)


or

this (Foeniculum)



Google translator translates them equally

???
Anethum is called dill in English. No anise/liquorice flavour.
__________________

__________________
May you live as long as you wish and love as long as you live.
Robert A. Heinlein
taxlady is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:03 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.