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Fennel Baked In Cream

Fennel Baked In Cream

Fennel Baked In Cream (Finocchio al Forno)

(adapted from here)

3 large fennel bulbs
3 medium sized onion
50 ml clear vegetable stock
50 ml white wine
200 ml heavy cream
salt and pepper
nutmeg
dill
a couple of thin slices of semi-hard goat cheese

Cut fennel bulbs into halves, onions into quarters and place cut side up into a baking dish. Add wine and soup and bake in the oven on 200°C/390°F until fennel softens.

Remove from the oven and pour over mixture of cream, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Sprinkle with dill. Return into the oven and bake more until the cream thickens. Toss cheese on top of a still warm dish.

Note: This is my entry for Weekend Herb Blogging. Host is Haalo from Cook (almost) Anything.

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6 Comments

  • Jen at The Three Little Piglets December 13, 2011 6:52 am

    That looks beautiful! Such a stunning side dish!

  • sara December 13, 2011 9:41 am

    Yum, this looks amazing! I adore fennel and I definitely need to try this recipe! :)

  • Grubarazzi (@Grubarazzi) December 13, 2011 11:47 am

    Oh wow this looks really good!

  • Angela December 13, 2011 3:30 pm

    If make it as a sidedish, what would you pair it with? Lamb? Chicken?
    I will most definitely make it over the holidays!!

    • Marija December 14, 2011 4:07 am

      Angela, lamb will be perfect!

  • Beth Michelle December 18, 2011 6:31 am

    This looks incredible! I am a huge fan of fennel and this seems like such a great way to prepare it!

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