Fennel & Orange Salad

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By Tom Parker Bowles

Published 2013

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This is a reveille of a salad: fresh and punchy. Fennel and orange make perfect partners. And if you’re making this in early summer, a handful of fresh broad beans makes things better still.


  • 2 largish fennel bulbs
  • 3 oranges
  • handful of fresh broad beans (optional)


Cut the horns off the fennel bulbs, then use a mandolin to slice the bulbs from top to bottom.

Slice off both ends of the oranges, then remove all the peel and pith using a small sharp knife. Carefully cut out the segments.

If using broad beans, dunk them in boiling water, then immediately drain and rinse in cold water and peel.

To make the dressing, mix the orange and l