Grilled Fennel in Balsamic Vinegar and Extra Virgin Olive Oil
The main ingredient, fennel, is grown in the traditional way in an open field and then delicately hand-prepared by our staff at Casa Iuorio. The end result is a product of the highest quality, ideal to enrich your summer dishes with a unique and genuine taste.
Fennel (70%), extra virgin olive oil (20%), salt, white wine vinegar (contains SULPHITES), balsamic vinegar of Modena PGI (2.5%) (wine vinegar, concentrated grape must, colouring agent: caramel E150d: contains SULPHITES), pepper.
Fennel first appeared in the Middle East and throughout the Mediterranean, but now grows in all parts of the world. Several types of (sweet) fennel are grown, with particular differences in the shape and colour of the stem (the white part) and the leaves (the green part).
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Grilled fennel: an excellent source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals
Grilled fennel is an excellent choice for a nutrient-rich dish. Besides being delicious, they are also an important source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, potassium and folic acid. Grilling fennel gives it an intense flavour and excellent texture, making it an interesting alternative to steamed vegetables. Using balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil as seasonings further enriches the flavour of fennel, creating a unique and appetising dish.
The best combinations with grilled fennel
Grilled fennel with a balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil dressing can be served as a side dish on many menus. Their delicacy goes well with meat, fish or vegetable dishes. For example, a grilled salmon fillet goes perfectly with the flavour of fennel. In addition, grilled fennel can be served as a base for a fresh mixed salad, enriched with dried fruit and fresh cheese. Their sweet flavour makes them an ideal choice to balance richer or spicier dishes.
The short chain and artisanal processing of grilled fennel
The short chain and artisanal processing of grilled fennel with balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil are two key elements in guaranteeing the quality of this side dish. Thanks to the short supply chain, the fennels arrive fresh in the kitchen and keep all their nutrients and flavour intact. The end result is an appetising side dish with a high nutritional value, perfect to enrich a balanced and tasty diet.
Therefore, choosing short chain and handmade fennels guarantees you a fresh, high-quality product, perfect for an exceptional culinary experience.