Inventory, 24 ct : 13.54
This item was last sold on : 04/17/15
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.
|Commander Naval Air Force||San Diego CA||619-556-1011|
|La Costa Resort & Spa||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|Inn at Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-381-8289|
|Bertrand at Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|Four Seasons Residence Club||Carlsbad CA||760-603-3700|
|La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club||San Diego CA||858-454-7126|
|Tom Hams Light House||San Diego CA||619-291-9110|
|Piatti||San Diego CA||858-454-1589|
|San Diego Culinary Institute Inc.||La Mesa CA||619-644-2100|
|Waters Catering||San Diego CA||619-276-8803 ex 4|
|Vi At La Jolla Village||San Diego CA||858-646-7700|
|Hilton Garden Inn||San Diego CA||858-720-9500|
|ARHE Cuisine Corporation||San Diego CA||619-564-8970|
|Urban Solace||San Diego CA||619-295-6464|
|Akinori||San Diego CA||619-220-4888|
|The Wild Thyme Company||San Diego CA||858-527-0226|
|Table No. 10||San Diego CA||619-550-1262|
|Stone Brewing-Liberty Station||San Diego CA||619-269-2100|
|Villa Capri Poway||Poway CA||858-391-9400|
|Lauberge Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-259-1515|
Recipes that include Baby Fennel. One is easiest, three is harder.
People have spotted Baby Fennel using the Specialty Produce app for iPhone and Android.
Produce Spotting allows you to share your produce discoveries with your neighbors and the world! Is your market carrying green dragon apples? Is a chef doing things with shaved fennel that are out of this world? Pinpoint your location annonymously through the Specialty Produce App and let others know about unique flavors that are around them.