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762916_fennelsPerhaps the most underrated vegetable of all (unless you’re Italian), fennel has a wonderful aniseed flavour that’s quite up-front when eaten raw but melts into a subtle sweetness if slow-cooked, allowing it to caramelize. Best of all, it’s extremely easy to grow, looks absolutely stunning in your garden (especially if you plant the bronze-coloured variety) and if you’re living in South Africa, you can grow it pretty much all year round. (more…)


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