Fennel is a crisp, light vegetable with licorice flavor. How to make the most out of your fennel bulb without wasting too much? Chef Katie shows you how to maximize your fennel flavor potential and then make a healthy, vegetarian Shaved Fennel Salad.
How to Trim, Peel, and Core
5-Minute Shaved Fennel Salad
Healthy Plant-Based Vegetarian Fennel Recipes:
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More Fennel Love and Learning:
The Greek name for fennel is "marathon", and Athenians used its woven stalks as a symbol of victory against the Persians: Fennel History from In Depth Info: http://www.indepthinfo.com/fennel/history.htm
Fennel or anise? They taste similar, but are not the same, by Lynne Rossetto Kasper at The Splendid Table: http://www.splendidtable.org/story/fennel-or-anise-they-taste-similar-but-are-not-the-same
Drying Your Fennel Harvest from Preserving Your Harvest: http://www.preservingyourharvest.com/DryingFennel.html
About the Author:
Chef Katie Simmons
Katie is a Personal Chef based in Chicago. She specializes in creating delicious, healthy recipes for those with special dietary concerns like gluten-free, oil-free, plant-based, and low-residue. Outside of the kitchen, she is a Fitness Instructor for Equinox, with over 13 years experience in the fitness industry, and a blogger for Kuli Kuli Foods. For fun, she loves to travel, with her most recent travel involving 10 days of hiking in the Patagonia of Argentina and Chile.