It’s December, the most festive month of the year! With all of the shopping, events, and travel this time of year, my favorite holiday party recipes are ones that are delicious and fun, but also really quick and easy. Enter, Beet, Mustard and Fennel Appetizers served with classic Martini cocktails.
This braised fennel side dish is a perfect way to feature the fennel of the season with a warm garlic flavor.
This simple, hearty meal is bursting with flavor caramelized fennel and Italian sausage. Any one else think pasta is their #1 comfort food?
These fennel pancakes are made soft and fluffy with ricotta and are stuffed with sweet strawberry preserves.
If your budget is pinching this utterly delish Sardine and Fennel Pasta might save the day.
It’s hard to think of salads in the cooler months that use seasonal produce and are still refreshing. This Italian-inspired side made with fennel, sesame seeds, pistachios and Parmigiano Reggiano is a great way to get your winter vegetables.
Fresh fennel and white wine brighten this simple pasta dish with hearty Italian sausage and robust sun-dried tomatoes.
A simple snack with sharp cheddar and acidic oranges balanced by sweet fennel and combined with the herby flavor from the chutney for a party in your mouth.
A crunchy crust and a chewy inside, taralli are similar to a classic bagel. Try this savory bread spiced with fennel for delicious flavor.
Biscotti are the traditional, authentic, Italian cookie. Enjoy authentic anise biscotti with tea, espresso or a glass of milk.
Not far from Athens, but feeling worlds away is the dreamy Cape Sounio Grecotel Resort where they make a stunning Greek octopus dish.
This earthy dish is loaded with unique, light flavor and comes with the comforting aromatics of a coconut curry.
Spring has almost sprung! Get in the spirit with refreshing ingredients to create a stunning spring cheese board complete with pickled fennel.
Roasted fennel gives this simple pasta dish a nutty, caramelized flavor that is hard to find anywhere else.
Add intrigue to your dinner party menu with the perfect skin of salt crusted potatoes flavored with garlic, herbs, and fennel.
Mussels are simple to steam in a flavorful broth and enjoy with a few vegetables and a crusty loaf of bread to soak it all up.
A weeknight meal kicked up a notch with pasta tossed with creamy Burrata cheese, caramelized fennel, and shallots in a savory dish with subtle sweetness.
A bright winter salad using crispy citrus marinaded tofu on a bed of fennel, pomegranate, and radish all brought together with an orange vinaigrette.
Aromatic fennel, bacon, and spicy sausage create a whole new world of clam chowder that goes great with grilled bread and a glass of white wine.
If you aren’t already hooked on fennel, this dish with polenta and a kick of spiced sausage will do the trick.
Stir-fried cabbage with fennel uses cumin, coriander, ginger, and garam masala to create a flavorful side dish that can quickly be made for a gathering.
Risotto, when done right, can be a truly comforting dish. Check out the tips for making perfect risotto and a fennel, mushroom and truffle version to boot.
The grassy flavor of this lamb burger combined with goat cheese, a crisp, fennel and mint slaw, and a bacon tomato jam are true culinary chemistry.
A light egg sandwich on a crusted bread with lemony, braised fennel and pickled onion.
Earthy butternut squash soup with ginger and roasted fennel seeds.
Here is an elegant salad of fennel, orange, walnuts and pomegranate, ingredients found throughout Italy during the winter season.
Pasta is one of the easiest ways to get from hungry to dinner on the table. Next time you’re stumped on what to add, try this assortment of flavorful and nutritious toppings.
The nutty and earthy flavor of mung bean mixed with spices and seasonal cauliflower makes this dish a balanced one item meal.
This one-dish dinner gives your the flavors of Thanksgiving anytime of the year, and without all the hassle.
Try simple baked salmon dish topped with Icelandic skyr for a Nordic twist.
This dish takes advantage of unripened tomatoes in a green salad that’s sure to be a hit at your next barbecue.
This salad is the ideal summer weather fare – it requires no heat and comes together in just a few minutes.
Packed with protein and vitamins this is one healthy soup you’re going to love!
This frittata version is but one of the many you could do.
This makes a decent 500g loaf, and just requires you to plan a day ahead.
I hope you’ll enjoy this fennel, carrot and green apple salad. It’s super easy to do, barely take any ingredients and will keep you full.
What is so good about this risotto is how unexpectedly delicious sweet oranges can taste alongside a bowl of fennel infused Arborio rice.
These crostini are not only delicious, but insanely healthy compared to most holiday party food.
Riccardo Costa shares some high tech tips on how to impress your next dinner date, in the third episode of Date Night.
This pizza dish is inspired by two things, Soni Sinha’s love for Indian chutneys and seafood.
With just a hint of brandy, this citrus salad from Alisha Randell is all grown up.
A no-fuss, shaved summer salad, perfect for a backyard barbecue or a rooftop potluck.
A fresh gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan recipe that’s perfect for anytime of the year as an appetizer or side dish.
Butternut squash, fennel, and radicchio brighten up this hearty batch of wintery quinoa.
This Sweet Potato and Fennel Frittata is an easy breakfast or brunch dish that works great when it’s just your family or when hosting a casual get-together.
Sara Clevering with a pasta that is as delicious as it is unexpected – Sardine and Fennel Penne.
Sometimes, cooking is about taking chances and trying something completely different.
Sarah Kenney continues to be inspired by all of the spring recipes popping up everywhere.
To make Akvavit you don’t have to go to the woods, you just need three simple spices that you may already have in your pantry.
Scared of Fennel? Don’t be. Ewa Sack has a fantastic soup recipe for the fennel novice.
Jessica Flanigan with a Greek sauce that makes her forget her dreams of Hollandaise.