Posts Tagged ‘fennel’

I’ve never really liked cabbage salad. However, I’m learning to cope with it. Regional and seasonal cuisine is asking for cabbage-use. Since I’ve read that it’s advisable to knead the cut cabbage with salt to soften it, my dislike for cabbage salad is getting less. In Nicky’s book “delicious days” I’ve found a recipe for […]


I have already told you that I love the cookbooks from the Moosewood restaurant in Ithaca, NY. They have great recipes. Like the green beans and fennel ragout – It’s easy and interesting (in a positive way; when some friends were going to France for a student exchange years ago, they were told by their […]


If you want to make me eat oranges, either you have to squeeze them to juice or you have to hide them. In salad for example.  With fennel. That’s how I can cheat on myself to eat more fruit. I’m not a real fruit-eater. I eat my 5 a day by eating veggies.


Once upon a time I bought some fennel in a French supermarket. When I waited at the cash desk, the lady in front of  me asked me how I prepare it (yessss, an elder lady of a country which is very proud of its cuisine asked me, a German student, how to prepare fennel!). That’s […]