Fennel seed is used in many dishes from around the world.
Fennel is a flowering plant species in the carrot family. It is a hardy, perennial herb with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. It is indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean but has become widely naturalized in many parts of the world, especially on dry soils near the sea-coast and on riverbanks.
Dried fennel fruit is an aromatic, anise-flavored spice, brown or green in color when fresh