PLEASE NOTE: We only deliver to HX, OL14-15 and BD13-22 postcodes.

Inspiration for using fennel

Fennel is a versatile vegetable that can be used in a variety of dishes. Here are a few ideas for dishes you can make with fennel:

  1. Fennel and Orange Salad: Slice the fennel bulb thinly, and toss with orange segments, olive oil, and a sprinkle of salt and pepper.

  2. Fennel and Tomato Gratin: Slice the fennel bulb and layer it in a dish with tomatoes, breadcrumbs, and cheese, then bake it until golden.

  3. Fennel and Sausage Risotto: Sauté sliced fennel and sausage in a pan, then stir in Arborio rice and cook until creamy.

  4. Fennel and Chicken Soup: Simmer sliced fennel, chicken, and herbs in a pot of broth to make a comforting soup.

  5. Fennel and Seafood Stew: Simmer sliced fennel, fish or seafood, tomatoes, and herbs in a pot to make a hearty stew.

  6. Roasted Fennel and Parmesan: Cut the fennel bulb into wedges, toss with olive oil and season with salt, pepper, and grated Parmesan. Roast in a preheated oven at 425°F (220°C) for 20-25 minutes or until tender.

  7. Fennel and Potato Mash: Boil and mash fennel with potatoes, butter, and milk to make a creamy side dish.

  8. Fennel and Carrot Slaw: Grate fennel and carrots, and toss with a yogurt or mayonnaise-based dressing.

  9. Fennel and Apple Slaw: Slice fennel and apples, and toss with a lemon juice and olive oil dressing.

  10. Fennel and Pesto Pasta: Cook pasta, toss with fennel, pesto and Parmesan cheese.

Fennel is a versatile vegetable that can be used in a variety of dishes, both raw and cooked, it adds a great texture and flavour to many dishes, including salads, soups, stews, gratin, risotto and pasta.

When it's in season you can buy fennel online with Fresh Farm Deliveries. We deliver to Halifax, Todmorden, Littleborough, Hebden Bridge, Haworth and surrounding areas (BD13-23, HX and OL14-15 postcodes).