Botanical name: Foeniculum vulgare
Foeniculum vulgare an herbaceous perennial and rustic.
Known since antiquity for its aromatic properties, the plant can reach two meters in height.
Of this species are used for flavoring pasta shredded stems and leaves, soups, vegetables and fish in particular. Even the seeds are used in making sauces, cakes, breads, pastries, liqueurs and digestive teas.