Italian Fennel Recipes

Beloved by Italians, fennel is highly underrated in America. Prized for its anise-like flavor, Italians find many creative uses for this summer vegetable. We thought we’d share a few fennel recipes to help get you inspired.

We begin our fennel fiesta with a colorful salad that makes a great side dish. This fennel and radicchio salad with gorgonzola is a must at any summer dinner party.

radicchio-salad

If you are looking for an elegant main course, try this lobster with orange and fennel confit dressed in single-origin Canino olive oil, one of Italy’s most exquisite varieties of extra virgin olive oil. This fine dish comes to us from Italian chef Giancarlo Morelli.

lobster-with-orange

Another great main course is this fun sous vide recipe from Italian chef Giovanni Bon. This seasoned pork shoulder with fennel, sambuca and pistachios is simply superb.

pork-sholuder-with-fennel

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