Delicious eaten raw for a sharp aniseed-y bite; or bake with cheese and cream for a luxurious supper.
Looking like a bulbous celery heart, Florence fennel, or finocchio, is in fact the swollen base of the stem of the plant. It grows best in Mediterranean or mild, temperate climates around the world. The herb fennel and fennel seed do not come from th
For a crisp, crunchy bite, eat as soon as possible, but bulbs can be kept in the fridge for a week.
Kate Collyns started her market garden, Grown Green @ Hartley Farm, in 2010 after completing a Soil Association two-year horticultural apprenticeship