Fennel (3 bulbs)
Netherlands

  • $89
  • Regular price $133.75


Sold as 3 bulbs of Fennel (~1.2kg / 2.6 lbs)

When eaten raw, the fennel has a crispy texture with a flavor that is quite assertive and anisseedy. When cooked, it is softer, sweeter and more mellow.

Fennel's anise flavor combines particularly well with roasted or grilled seafood and brings out their fullness and flavor.

Seasonality

Best from June to October

Pairings
Fennel is best paired with:

  • Fish
  • Oranges
  • Salads
  • Soups
Health Benefits

  • Aids Indigestion & Flatulence: It is a common practice in India to chew fennel seeds after meals to facilitate digestion and eliminate excess gas - the essential oils in fennel are stimulants, allowing for proper absorption of nutrients from food whilst reducing inflammation of the stomach!
  • Increase Your Brain Efficiency: Fennel is rich in potassium, an electrolyte which helps increase electrical conduction throughout your body and thus your brain function and cognitive abilities, and also acts as a vasodilator which increases the oxygen uptake to your brain!
Recipes
Braised Fennel with Apricots & FigsRecipe
Time Required
  • 70 mins (25 mins Cook Time)
Complexity
  • 3 / 5
Ingredients
  • Fennel
  • Apricots
  • Figs... refer to Recipe for more
Caramelized Fennel, Leek & Orange SaladRecipe
Time Required
  • 40 mins
Complexity
  • 3 / 5
Ingredients
Red Rice with Roasted Squash, Fennel & BeetsRecipe
Time Required
  • 75 mins (30 mins Cook Time)
Complexity
  • 3 / 5
Ingredients
Nutritional Values (% of your Daily Value*)
*Daily Value of your nutritional needs, per 100g serving, assuming a caloric intake of 2,000 calories per day. More info here. Sourced from the USDA National Nutrient Database.
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.