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Fennel Pollen?

Posenose Nov 21, 2012 04:59 AM

Hi there,
A recipe I'm making for T-Giving calls for fennel pollen. It's too late now for me to get it probably, but wondering if anyone knows where I can buy some in the area?

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  1. tatsu RE: Posenose Nov 21, 2012 05:45 AM

    Formaggio Kitchen

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      Posenose RE: tatsu Nov 21, 2012 07:52 AM

      Thank you-- just went and got some there!!!

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        Bob Dobalina RE: Posenose Nov 21, 2012 08:38 AM

        What are you making with this stuff anyway?

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          Posenose RE: Bob Dobalina Nov 21, 2012 09:45 AM

          A butternut squash caponata recipe from Mario Batali. I have never watched "The Chew" but randomly caught it on the other day and he was making it and it looked intriguing. I'll let you know how it works out!


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            Bob Dobalina RE: Posenose Nov 21, 2012 09:59 AM

            Please do! Good luck...it looks delish.

    2. enhF94 RE: Posenose Nov 21, 2012 05:48 AM

      possibly Penzey's Spices in Arlington.

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        Allstonian RE: enhF94 Nov 21, 2012 07:01 AM

        No, Penzey's has whole & ground fennel seed, but not fennel pollen.

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          enhF94 RE: Allstonian Nov 21, 2012 12:36 PM


      2. lipoff RE: Posenose Nov 21, 2012 06:50 AM

        Follow the Honey in Cambridge might have it --- worth a telephone call.

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          huuvola RE: Posenose Nov 21, 2012 08:28 AM

          Christina's spices in Cambridge always has it. It's on the shelf behind the cash register (next to the saffron), so you have to ask for it.

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            Posenose RE: Posenose Nov 21, 2012 09:50 AM

            Thanks everyone, I found it at Formaggio for the low low price of $18.95 (yipes). After tasting it, I kind of feel like I could have ground up fennel seeds and achieved the same effect, but it was a fun quest nonetheless.

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