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razianeh (رازیانه) (today's sample record)

Language: Persian

Description: Fennel. Fennel is a plant which produces a swollen stem with a flavour of aniseed. This can be boiled or roasted, eaten hot or cold, shaved into salads. The plat has feathery leaves with a similar flavour and which may be added to fish dishes, and seeds used as a herb.

Fennel bulbs, with thanks to Clark's Quality Fruit & Veg in Cambridge Market

Latin: Foeniculum vulgare
Ethnicity: Persian
Most frequent country: Iran

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