Russian Cuisine


  Salad from Fennel and Leek.


300 g head of fennel
300 g leek
mayonnaise to taste

Fennel is a perennial of the celery family. The over-ground part of it looks like dill and tastes like anise. The edible parts of the plant are leaves, fresh shoots, stalks, seeds and thick pulpy roots. The leaves and fresh shoots are used in the same way as dill greens, the stalks can be used as ingredients in various pickles, and the most delicious part the white pulpy roots - can be boiled, stewed, fried, baked, i.e. you can cook a lot of different dishes with this ingredient. Fennel seeds are used as spices. Fennel is appetizing and soothing; it also improves digestion and is recommended as a diuretic.

Rinse the fennel and leek well, chop them finely. Add mayonnaise, mix well

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