Roasting is oven-cooking food in an uncovered pan. This cooking method produces food that is well-browned and moist. Usually this cooking method is used with tender cuts of meat.
Fennel is an aromatic plant with a bulbous base and stems. It has a delicate sweet anise-like flavor. The bulb is sliced and used in salads or cooked recipes. The feathery green stems are used as a pretty garnish or can be used like an herb.
Fruit salad and sourdough bread complement this oven-roasted pork recipe.