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January 11, 2006

A Case of Mistaken Vegetable Identity

Can anyone tell me why all the fennel I find for sale in local supermarkets is labelled "anise"? I know the flavor of both is licorice-like, but anise is a seed. The bulby thing is fennel, darn it.

Posted by spaceling at January 11, 2006 10:31 PM


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