Fennel Seed

Fennel is one of the few pants that is a vegetable, herb and spice.  Fennel seeds can be found in many cuisines from Indian curries and masalas, chinese five spice, Italian sausage and marinara.  

 

Origin: Egypt

Flavor & Pairings:  Fennel has a sweet flavor, similar to anise and licorice.  Pairs particularly well with cabbage, onions, fish, cheese, rosemary, thyme and parsley.

Culinary Uses: Fennel Seeds are often use in breads, cakes, cookies and some hot drinks, such as spiced tea. Fennel is also used to flavor butter, cheese spreads and salad dressings.  It blends well with game and grains such as barley and rye berries.


Type: Spices

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