Category Archives: fennel

Seppie Aromatizzate al Finocchio – Squid with Fennel Cream

Our private walking tours through the Veneto region of Italy allow us to experience the wide range of cuisine found in this region. We often begin in Venice, with its amazing diversity of seafood available at the Rialto market. Fresh … Continue reading

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Finocchi con Arance, Melagrana e Noci – Fennel with Orange, Pomegranate and Walnuts

After the elaborate meals of the holidays, I find lighter fare refreshing. Here is an elegant salad, amazingly simple, requiring only a few wonderful ingredients found throughout Italy during the winter season. We see fennel and pomegranate growing by the … Continue reading

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Spiedini di Seppie e Finocchi – Squid Skewers with Fennel and Citrus

Anticipating our upcoming Bike the Wine Roads of Umbria cycling tour, I am reading a new book on this lovely region, “Umbria: A Cultural History” by Jonathan Boardman. A very readable overview of the fascinating culture and history of the … Continue reading

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Mostarda – A Spicy Fruit Relish and a Recipe: Insalata di Fichi, Formaggio di Capra e Mostarda

Now that I have a few months in the US as our bike tour season is over, and ski tours are a few months away, I have some time to devote to recipe development and my food blog. My travels … Continue reading

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Fennel Confit from Susan Regis

Fennel is a hardy, perennial herb that is indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean, but today is found many parts of the world, especially on dry soils near the sea-coast and on riverbanks. Known as the Florence fennel, it … Continue reading

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