Fennel seeds dried herb
Fennel nicely complements almost any kind of fish preparation.
Dry stalks of fennel placed under fish or shrimp being grilled or barbecued gives them a wonderful flavour.
Fennel features in several Italian recipes such as tomato sauces and sausages.
It is a key ingredient in several spice and herb blends such as Indian curry powders, Chinese Five Spices and the French Herbes de Province.
The seeds give a distinctive flavour to baked goodies like bread, cakes and cookies.
In some countries, fennel seeds are served with sugar as an after-meal mouth freshener.