Fennel, Organic (1 head) | Abel & Cole

Fennel, Organic (1 head)

£1.65
(£1.65 each)
Organic Vegan

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Fennel. You’ll know about its otherworldly appearance and that alluring liquorice aroma. What you might not know is how incredibly versatile and dynamic it is. Raw (in a salad) it has a crisp texture and tastes strongly of aniseed, but cooked (in a stew) it makes a softer, more mellow impression.

Country of Origin - Holland
Class - Minimum Class 2
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Producer

Once the British season is over our fennel comes from Jan van Lierop on De Braok farm near Eindhoven. He's been growing fennel and other vegetables organically for 20 years.

Storage & prep

The delicate aniseed flavour means that it is delicious both raw and cooked. For a main course you should allow one head per person. Don't discard the fronds as they can be used as a garnish for your chosen recipe. To release the flavour of the seeds, warm them for 1-2 minutes in a dry frying pan over a low heat, then crush. Wrap them up tight, and keep in your fridge.

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