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What stores sell wild fennel on Long Island?

DougK Jan 16, 2014 10:14 AM

There are numerous Sicilian recipes that call for wild fennel which is not the same as the common bulb fennel. Any ideas if and where it can be bought?

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    emarcus Jan 16, 2014 10:42 AM

    I've never seen it in a store. Though I have heard tell of old Sicilians collecting it in highway median strips. I'd just add some crushed fennel seeds to cultivated fronds and bulbs. Here's Arthur Schwartz on the subject:


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