One of the popular vegetables that belong to the parsley family is the fennel. It has basically three parts. The first part is the bulb then the stalk and the third are the fronds. All the three parts are edible. They can be eaten in the raw form. Raw sweet fennel is loved by majority of the public. It tastes some what like anise and sometimes even like licorice.
Why people eat raw sweet fennel?
Raw sweet fennel is healthy to be eaten. There is a huge amount of vitamin C in the raw sweet fennel. And there is also good amount of fiber. This is good for digestive system and is very low in calorie content. The texture of the raw sweet fennel is something that is loved by the people. There are a lot of people who eat raw sweet fennel at the end of their meals, all over the world. It is also used in many kinds of salads as well is the dishes of the main course. When fennel is added to the green salads, it gives it a cool crunch. The raw sweet fennel can be sliced and eaten simply as a snack.