This orange and fennel salad recipe features the unusual licorice taste of Florence fennel accented with the bright
and bold flavors of juicy oranges and red onions. It would make an excellent accompaniment to grilled meat or fish, or enjoy it as the French might, by itself as a starter course.
Florence fennel is one of those vegetables that originated in Europe and, although quite popular this side of
the Atlantic, have not entirely caught on in North America and other parts of the world. It is however readily available
in many grocery stores these days.
If you are unfamilar with how to prepare fennel, please have a look at this page on fennel recipes where you will find tips on selecting and storing this vegetable as well.
This fennel salad recipe can be prepared in advance and then left to marinate for an hour or so, giving the
flavors time to migrate and develop.