Tagliatelle with Fennel and Asparagus

It is nearly asparagus season in the UK (although you can buy imported asparagus all year round). Here’s a recipe I made up tonight… Ingredients 250 g saffron tagliatelle, or plain tagliatelle 10 asparagus spears ¼ fennel bulb, finely sliced 2 tbsp fennel pesto lemon-infused olive oil, or plain olive oil zest of 1 lemon, […]

Monkfish with Pancetta, Fennel & Saffron

Here's a recipe I've reverse engineered after having eaten it at the Jolly Sportsman last month. Ingredients 2 monkfish fillets 8 slices pancetta 2 medium potatoes ¼ savoy cabbage ½ bulb fennel ½ tsp ground saffron 30g butter 2 tbsp olive oil 100 mL milk 100 mL chicken or vegetable stock (optional) If monkfish is […]

Fennel, Sausage and Bean Casserole

This recipe is ideally made with plain pork sausages, or pork & leek. Try to avoid overly seasoned sausages. If peeling the tomatoes is too much bother, using half a tin of tomatoes would probably work fine. Ingredients 4 Sausages 2 × 440g tins of cannellini beans, drained ¼—¾ bulb of fennel 4 medium tomatoes […]