The Many Great Benefits of Fennel

By mahir | June 15, 2011

Photo: SummerTomato on flickr

Photo: SummerTomato on flickr

Cousin to parsley, fennel has a distinct almost licorice flavor that is popular in many Italian dishes like stews and pasta. The meatiest part of fennel is the white bulbs while the feathery fronds can be used as a perfect flavoring on top of pastas or salads. Like celery, the entire plant is edible and can be braised, sauteed, roasted, or grilled as the bulb softens when cooked. This vegetable has great health and taste benefits to know about. Here’s why you should start cooking with fennel this summer:  Read More


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