Eating for Life

February 15, 2006 3:01 AM

When fennel is fantastic

Love it. Hate it. Fennel seems to have that effect on people. In the supermarket the creamy, bulb-shaped vegetable with feathery green fronds sticking out of it like Martian antennae is often mislabeled as “sweet anise.” The comparison can lead anyone who has ever drunk too much ouzo, the licorice-flavored liqueur, to just say no.

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