Our Spices

Fennel

Fennel

General Description: Fennel seed is brown or green in color. It is an aromatic spice that is similar in flavor to anise but less strong.

Uses: Fennel is often used to flavor fish, eggs, salads, curry, and sausages.

History: The Ancient Greeks called fennel marathron. This is the origin of the word “Marathon” (meaning place of fennel). Marathon was the site of the “Battle of Marathon” in 490 B.C.

Origin: Fennel is native to southern Europe and the Mediterranean area.

Shelf Life: 2-3 Years