Fresh Basil Raspberry and Goat Cheese Salad
This looks absolutely delicious!
Florence Fennel Bulb
Fennel which is sometimes confused with Anise, is one of the ingredients in this fresh salad.
Fennel is a hardy perennial plant, that is documented as an herb, and all parts of the plant are eaten, were as with the Anise, only the seeds are used for consumption.
The fennel has yellow flowers and feathery leaves. It is a native plant to the shores of the Mediterranean.
Because of its highly aromatic smell and flavor, it has found its way, becoming naturalized in many parts of the world, especially on dry soils near the sea-coast and on riverbanks.
Fennel has found its way into culinary dishes and the medicine cabinet, as it has medicinal uses as well.
The seeds are used whole or are ground into a powder and used in many culinary dishes of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, and the Middle East.
Fennel seeds are the primary flavor component in Italian sausage.
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