A member of the celery and parsley family, fennel hails from the Mediterranean region. Its distinct aromatic flavor, reminiscent of licorice or anise, becomes more delicate when cooked. Tossing with a vinaigrette after braising and adding caramelized figs introduces another level of rich flavor.
This bowl has everything you need to keep you going through the chilliest fall activities. Once rice is cooked, the dish comes together in just a few minutes. The sweetness and tang of cranberries in the pilaf enhance the shrimp’s natural sweetness.