Inventory, 24 ct : 0.52
This item was last sold on : 12/19/14
Baby Fennel is available year round.
Fennel is of the species Foeniculum vulgare whereas anise is of the species Pimpinella anisum. The flavor of fennel and anise are very similar, and for this reason, there is often a confusing exchange of their Asian names. To add even more confusion, fennel is sometimes confused with dill. At maturity, fennel is a taller plant with longer, somewhat shinier and less divided leaves. Fennel stems are not hollow, as are those of the dill plant. If ever in doubt, simply taste the leaves; fennel's delicate flavor of licorice distinguishes the two.
Baby fennel is immature fennel that produces licorice-flavored feathery leaves. The roots are also edible. Baby fennel seeds are sweet and release an anise aroma.
A fair source of vitamin A, vitamin C, niacin and potassium, fennel contains small amounts of calcium, iron, protein and carbohydrates, plus provides some dietary fiber. Low in fat and calories, one cup of fennel has about 30 calories.
Baby fennel make an attractive garnish for most anything. For a light salad using contrasting flavors, combine baby fennel, smoked ham and fresh oranges sections. To store, place in plastic bag; keep in coldest part of refrigerator. Use within three to four days for optimum taste and quality. If allowed to dry, the flavor of baby fennel is lost.
Thriving most anywhere, fennel plants can grow to be very old. Not minding ordinary soil, fennel prefers plenty of sun and can tolerate dry and sunny conditions. Loving the living conditions, fennel has naturalized along the coast of Northern California.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Inn at Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-381-8289|
|Hotel Del Coronado Banquets||Coronado CA||619-435-6611|
|Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen||Oceanside CA||619-990-0158|
|Mesa College||San Diego CA||619-388-2240|
|Cucina Celestina||Coronado CA||619-672-4246|
|Rancho Valencia||Del Mar CA||858-756-1123|
|Fish Public||San Diego CA||619-281-4014|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Main||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|Sbicca||Del Mar CA||858-481-1001|
|Georges at the Cove||San Diego CA||858-454-4244|
|Comun Kitchen and Tavern||San Diego CA||619-213-4277|
|Catania La Jolla||La Jolla CA||619-295-3173|
|Miho Gastrotruck||San Diego CA||619-867-4295|
|Leroy's Kitchen & Lounge||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
|Piatti||San Diego CA||858-454-1589|
|San Diego Culinary Institute Inc.||La Mesa CA||619-644-2100|
|Wine Vault & Bistro||San Diego CA||619-295-3939|
|La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club||San Diego CA||858-454-7126|
|Blind Lady||San Diego CA||619-255-2491|
|Bottega Americano||San Diego CA||858-326-1588|
|Dinners by David Inc.||San Diego CA||619-518-3935|
|La Costa Resort & Spa||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|Lauberge Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-259-1515|
|Amalfi Gourmet LLC||San Diego CA||619-379-3099|
|Table No. 10||San Diego CA||619-550-1262|
|US Grant Hotel Main||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
Recipes that include Baby Fennel. One is easiest, three is harder.
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