Tag: pollen

Chicken Fennel Lemon Rice Soup

Ingredients: 1/2 large onion, chopped 2 stalks celery, diced 3 leeks, quartered and thinly sliced (white and very light green parts only!) 1 large bulb fennel, thinly sliced 1 carrot, diced 1 parsnip, diced 3 cloves garlic, pressed 1/2 cup Meyer lemon juice 5 1/2 cups chicken stock 1 1/2 […]

Smoked Trout & Cave-aged Gruyère Bites

Ingredients: 12 olive oil “tapas” crackers 2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 4 oz smoked trout, flaked 3 oz cave-aged Gruyère, cut into small shapes 12 small bits of fennel fronds 1-2 teaspoons delicata squash oil 1/2-1 teaspoon fennel pollen Directions: Arrange the crackers on a platter. Top each with a slice […]

Orange and Shaved Fennel Salad

Ingredients: 2 lbs blood oranges, peeled and sliced horizontally 3 lbs navel oranges (I used a mixture of Cara Cara and regular), peeled and sliced horizontally 1 red onion, sliced very thinly (use a mandoline) 2 bulbs fennel, sliced very thinly (use a mandoline) dressing: 1 1/2 oz freshly squeezed […]

Ricotta Polenta with Fennel Pollen

Ingredients: 4 cups chicken stock 1 cup polenta 1/2 cup ricotta 1/2 teaspoon fennel pollen* salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Bring the stock to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add the polenta, salt, pepper, and pollen and stir until it starts to thicken, 2-5 minutes. Simmer 30 minutes. […]

Bee Pollen Dusted Hazelnuts

Ingredients:1 cup dry roasted hazelnuts2 tablespoons bee pollen1 teaspoon sugar1/2 teaspoon olive oil1/8 teaspoon salt Directions:Place the pollen, sugar and salt in a mortar and pestle or spice grinder and grind until a fine powder forms. Heat the oil in a small skillet. Add the nuts and toss occasionally for […]