this time it was raw.  fresh raw fennel is definitely not for everyone.  it has a pretty strong licorice or anise flavor. but don't give up on it after one try though...your palate can mature!   it is a very beautiful vegetable i must say!

after you chop off the fronds (greens at the top), cut it in half lengthwise and cut out the woody core.  you really don't want to eat this part, it is pretty tough!

for lunch today, i sliced it up super thin with my new mezzaluna knife (a better way to do i...
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