Fellen pollen

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  1. ivanthetrble

    ivanthetrble

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    I was given a bottle of fennel pollen as a gift and looking for suggestions what to do with it. I was thinking about a garlic and fennel pollen rubbed rack of lamb. Maybe a red wine reduction on the side. Anyone have any favorite uses for fennel pollen?
     
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  2. brianshaw

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    The lamb sounds great. Porcetta is for what I have a natural predilection when in possession of fennel pollen.
     
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    Is it dried? If it's dried then I can imagine using it in rubs especially for pork and chicken. If it's fresh it's best added to a dish at the end of cooking, or in marinades.
     
  4. french fries

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    Toast and grind coriander seeds, mix with the fennel pollen, bit of lemon juice and olive oil, rub on lamb or pork, grill.
     
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  5. ivanthetrble

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    It's dried. I was thinking that rubs would be the way to go. Need to dig out my Flavor Bible to see what suggestions it may have.
     
  6. rick alan

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    Haven't actually tried FP yet but understand it still tastes some of fennel, and basil is a very good combo with that and lamb, surprised you don't see it mentioned hardly at all. Bay leaf of course, though maybe save that to stuff inside a boneless leg.
     
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    ice cream
     
  8. koukouvagia

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    Used some fennel pollen in a rub for chicken today.
     
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