If we dont think youre the fan of fennel, its the perfect time of year to give this conspicuous veggie an additional chance. Head to the farmers market as well as collect up these sweet as well as ethereal young bulbs while the gettings good.Fennel FactsThese edible bulbs of fennel have been referred to as the Florence or finocchio variety. Dont be incited off by the anise descriptor mostly attached to this member of the carrot family. Fennels licorice essence is extremely pointed as well as becomes even some-more resigned when cooked.Fennel additionally contains plentiful amounts of vitamins as well as minerals, including A, C, folate, calcium as well as potassium. One crater has fewer than thirty calories though 3 grams of hunger-fighting fiber.What to Do with FennelThere have been some-more ways to use fennel in your kitchen than we might think. The bulb, stalks as well as feathery fronds have been all edible as well as ambience somewhat different from one another.Raw fennel tuber is best thinly sliced with the pointy knife or mandoline as well as tossed with creatively squeezed citrus juice, fruity olive oil as well as the sprinkle of coarse salt. The uninformed as well as bright season complements fish as well as poultry as well as additionally plays very easily with nuts, citrus fruit as well as shaggy green vegetables. Cooked fennel features an observable eccentric sweetness; pair it up with uninformed tomatoes or the touch of cheese.Use chopped stalks in recipes that call for celery; its especially delightful with the roasted chicken.Last though not least, the ethereal green fronds (which look most like dill) can be plucked, chopped as well as combined as the finishing herbal touch to soups, chicken as well as tuna salads, dips or pretty most any other recipe that calls for fennel.Recipes to Try:Roasted Halibut with Grapefruit-Fennel SalsaParmesan Fennel GratinTomato Fennel SaladFennel, Arugula as well as Strawberry SaladDana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is the purebred dietitian, certified jaunty trainer as well as owners ofDana White Nutrition, Inc., that specializes in culinary as well as sports nutrition.