This soup is sweet and have a nice consistency. It is a great winter food and also full of good nutrients.

Fennel is good for anti-inflammation, resists infection and rich in Vitamin C. It is said to be good for water retention, respiratory congestion, coughs and colon health.

Fennel and Pear Salad
Serves 2
Prep Time
10 min

Cook Time
45 min

Total Time
55 min

Prep Time
10 min

Cook Time
45 min

Total Time
55 min

Ingredients
  1. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  2. 1 fennel bulb
  3. 1 pear
  4. 1 medium onion
  5. 1 clove garlic
  6. 2 star anise
  7. 2 cardamom pods
  8. 700ml boiled water
Instructions
  1. Dice the fennel, pear, onion and garlic.
  2. Stir fry the onion in olive oil. When softened add the garlic. Do not brown.
  3. Pour in the hot water, and then the remaining ingredients.
  4. Boil at medium to high heat for 5 minutes, then simmer for 40 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove aniseed stars and cardamom pods and blend with soup blender.
  7. Serve with two slices of homemade bread.
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