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Fennel is a flowering plant species in the carrot family. It is a hardy, perennial herb with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. It is indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean but has become widely naturalized in many parts of the world, especially on dry soils near the sea-coast and on riverbanks.
Seeds are mostly used for the preparation of cookies, cakes and pastries. Leaves are used for salads, soups and dishes made of meat and vegetables. Bulbs can be consumed raw, or it can be cooked, boiled, microwaved and fried. It is often combined with other types of vegetables or meat and used for the preparation of various salty dishes. Fennel can be also consumed in the form of herbal tea.
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