Florence fennel


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Florence fennel

n.
See fennel.
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Florence fennel

n
(Plants) another name for finocchio
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Noun1.Florence fennel - grown especially for its edible aromatic bulbous stem baseFlorence fennel - grown especially for its edible aromatic bulbous stem base
finocchio, Florence fennel, fennel - aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads
fennel - any of several aromatic herbs having edible seeds and leaves and stems
2.Florence fennel - aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
Florence fennel, Foeniculum dulce, Foeniculum vulgare dulce - grown especially for its edible aromatic bulbous stem base
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Florence fennel: This aniseed-flavoured veg with a swollen white bulb-like base is delicious used raw in salads or roasted in the oven.
As you might guess, a vegetable called Florence fennel is popular in Italy.
Fresh fennel, also known as Sweet Anise, Finnochio, Florentine Fennel, and Florence Fennel is an aromatic vegetable, garnish, and flavoring.
Top performers include Carrots Paris Atlas and Amsterdam Forcing 3, Lettuce Barcelona, Tomato Roma and Florence Fennel.
Other seeds being sown now - hollyhocks, sweet williams, wallflowers and vegetables such as Chinese greens and Florence fennel - don't suffer from thermodormancy and will emerge quickly.
ON THE MENU In the conservatory restaurant - kitted out with a delightful mish-mash of furniture and cutlery - pork dishes like saddleback crackling piggy bits ([euro]5) and roast Purbeck Pork Chop ([euro]23) were a given, but I loved my Lyme Bay plaice ([euro]19) with Florence fennel plucked from the hotel's kitchen garden.
The other kind of fennel--which also has ferny tops, only shorter--is known as Florence fennel, bulb fennel, cultivated fennel or sweet fennel.
Carrots and parsnips are the well-known roots in this family, along with the vegetables celery and Florence fennel, and herbs and spices such as parsley, dill, fennel, lovage, cumin, coriander, chervil, caraway, anise and asafoetida.
Sowing date, plant density and crowing cutting on yield and quality of Florence fennel seed.
Beetroot, spinach, Florence fennel, Kale 'Cavolo Nero', an old variety, watercress and 'Banana' shallots, a seed-sown variety producing a single large bulb with a strong flavour, all fared well, producing harvests which were much more economical than buying from supermarkets.
Beetroot, spinach, Florence fennel, Kale 'Cavolo Nero', an old variety, watercress and 'Banana' shallots, a seed-sown variety producing a single large bulb with a very strong flavour, all fared well in the trial, producing harvests which were much more economical than buying the produce from supermarkets.

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