Which Herbs For Fennel? Many possibilities

How to store fennel
How to store fennel

Fennel tuber is closely related to the herb fennel. Fennel is a tuber that tastes aniseed. Fennel can be prepared and seasoned in many ways. You will find good herbal combinations at Fennel in this blog.  

Which herbs for fennel? 

  • mustard seed
  • cardamom powder
  • salt
  • Pepper
  • cumin powder
  • Garlic
  • Oregano
  • rosemary
  • Thyme
  • Dill 

There are also other seasonings such as lemon juice or grater, olive oil, white wine or garden herb stock that are used with fennel. These have also been described. When there are several herbs in the row, you do not have to use them all at the same time. They are combinations that are possible. Herbs can also shine ‘alone’ with fennel.

The amounts of the herbs are calculated for 2 people. They are level teaspoons or tablespoons.

If you want to know exactly how to prepare fennel, read our blog How to Prepare Fennel?  Do you want to know how to store fennel? Read our blog How to Store Fennel?

Boiled Fennel And Herbs

  • pinch of salt 
  • pinch Pep 
  • 500 ml garden herb stock 

When the fennel cubes have been cooked in garden herb stock and they have been drained, sprinkle some pepper over the fennel. If you think it’s still bland, you can add some salt. It doesn’t need more. You can make the Garden Herbal Broth according to the instructions on the package. 

Fennel Baking And Herbs

Fennel is also good to bake. You can read how to do this in our blog ‘ How to Bake Fennel? ‘.

  • 50 ml White wine
  • pinch of pepper 
  • pinch of salt 
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • sunflower or olive oil  

The fennel slices are fried alternately in olive oil. Then there is garlic that has been chopped into pieces. Let the garlic fry for a while. When you use garlic powder, you don’t have to bake it. 

Now add a dash of white wine to the pan and let it simmer for fifteen minutes. Now remove the lid from the pan so that the wine can evaporate. Let the wine simmer until it has evaporated. Serve on a platter and sprinkle with more salt and/or pepper if desired. 

Fennel Woks And Herbs Kruid

It’s not just herbs that give flavor to vegetables. Below you can read that there are also other seasonings than just herbs.

  • 1 sprig of rosemary 
  • 50 ml white wine 
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil 
  • pinch of salt 
  • pinch of pepper 

You can stir-fry the fennel rings cut in half in a little sunflower oil. You can also stir-fry whole slices of fennel, but do not make them too thick. You can also stir fry an onion.

After 3 minutes, add rosemary needles and a dash of white wine. Stir fry the fennel until the wine has evaporated. Taste to see if the fennel is cooked, otherwise let it simmer for a while. Add some more salt and pepper if needed. 

Fennel Grilling And Seasoning

  • Lemon juice from half a lemon 
  • pinch of pepper 
  • pinch of salt 
  • 1 sprig of dill  

The slices of fennel, from the grill pan, barbecue or oven are delicious when you add some squeezed lemon juice, salt and pepper. You can also sprinkle a sprig of dill, which has been made small, on top.  

Fennel Stir Fry And Herbs

  • 4 tbsp vegetable butter 
  • 0.5 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Mustard seed 
  • 0.5 tsp Cardamom powder 
  • pinch of salt 

Fry all the herbs briefly in some vegetable butter. Then add the strips of fennel and stir. Set the heat source to a medium heat to allow the fennel to cook.

Stay close, as the herbs can burn. When the herbs threaten to burn, you should lower the heat source. The strips of fennel cook quickly. I would say: taste and serve! 

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