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Old 01-03-2012, 02:33 PM   #21
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Fennel is the second picture, the big fat bulb.
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Old 01-03-2012, 08:43 PM   #22
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Rosted with garlic & olive oil as a side dish or topping on fish.
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Old 01-03-2012, 09:44 PM   #23
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Fennel

I also used fennel for the first time recently...had never tasted it or bought and chopped it. I would also liken it more to celery (color and crunch) than to onion, even though it has a bulb. I used this veg in a tomoto soup with chunks of potato...it was very good. Mild licorice flavor very pleasing. Good luck.
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Old 09-18-2013, 06:23 PM   #24
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I'm about to buy fennel for the first time and I have one question. Is it eaten and used in meals pretty much the same way you would use an onion?
It's more like aniseed flavoured celery. Personally I prefer it cooked but lots of people use it raw in salads.
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I eat it like celery. Get a dip or simply a vinaigrette, Dip it and bite. I like large chunks (celery stalk size) cause you can taste the full flavor better that way. When I was a kid, mum used to always put it in the salad along with tomatoes and lettuce. I always fished out the fennel. Love it!
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I wonder if waxed paper would work, or would the wax melt?
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Old 09-19-2013, 02:01 PM   #27
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We love the stuff roasted with olive oil.
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Old 05-11-2017, 10:18 AM   #28
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Fennel: Dip in Vinaigrette & Enjoy

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I eat it like celery. Get a dip or simply a vinaigrette, Dip it and bite. I like large chunks (celery stalk size) cause you can taste the full flavor better that way. When I was a kid, mum used to always put it in the salad along with tomatoes and lettuce. I always fished out the fennel. Love it!


Yes, it is wonderful this way .. I like my crudities this way ..

I also like it with oranges and radicchio and rocket with Evoo & Champagne or Rasberry Vinegar or Balsamic ..
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Old 05-11-2017, 09:15 PM   #29
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I cut it thing, sprinkle a littlest and squirt some lemon juice on it. Toss and eat.
Similar consistency as celery/ the celery heart
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Fennel is crunchy, slightly sweet and popular in Mediterranean cuisines.
Fennel relief from anemia and increases the brain function, so you can use it in your food and recipes.
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Old 10-25-2017, 06:35 AM   #31
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Fennel is crunchy, slightly sweet and popular in Mediterranean cuisines.
Fennel relief from anemia and increases the brain function, so you can use it in your food and recipes.
Fennel is delicious but it's not a treatment for anemia, which has several causes. A person with anemia needs a doctor to help figure out what's causing it and thus what the best treatment is.
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Old 10-28-2017, 05:34 PM   #32
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I rather like fennel with fresh salmon, fennel braised in EVOO with black pepper, salt, fennel seeds and origano, I like it sliced very thin in a simple salad (lettuce - not iceberg, I hate that, and grated carrots), I like it cooked with carrots as a simple pasta dish, and I like it just as it is for a snack. I always use the green feathery fennel tops - there are plenty of uses for that, but they're pretty good as a garnish.

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