Whole Fennel Seeds is in many traditional cuisines and has wonderful flavor like anise. It adds a great taste to fish, breads, cakes and cheese.
Fennel is a hardy flowing plant in the species from the carrot family. According to a Greek myth, knowledge came to man from Olympus in the form of a fiery coal contained in a fennel stalk. Native to southern Europe and Asia fennel is from many regions. Including northern Europe, the United States, southern Canada, and much of Asia.
All parts of the plant are aromatic and used in flavoring; the blanched shoots are eaten as a vegetable; and the seed is a traditional carminative. The cultivated plant is about 3 feet tall and has stalks with finely divided leaves composed of many linear or awl-shaped segments. The grayish, compound umbels bear small yellow flowers. The fruits, or seeds, are greenish brown to yellowish brown oblong ovals about 6 mm (0.25 inch) long with five prominent longitudinal dorsal ridges. Their aroma and taste are suggestive of anise. They contain 3 to 4 percent essential oil; the principal components are anethole and fenchone.
The seeds are used to extracted oil are for scenting soaps and perfumes and for flavoring candies, liqueurs, medicines, and foods, particularly pastry, sweet pickles, and fish.
Also Known As: Whole Fennel Seed, Sweet Cumin, Common Fennel
Fennel Seeds is available in 48 lb bulk bag, 25 lb bulk bag, 15 lb bag, 10 lb bag, 4 lb Jug, 11 oz, 5.5 oz, and 2.5 oz sizes.
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