Fennel Seeds are the tiny fruit of the Fennel plant is native to southern Europe and belongs to the parsley family. The Pantry to Plate fennel seeds taste similar to aniseed, which is why the two are often confused. Its Greek name meaning "marathon", comes from the battle at Marathon, which took place in a field of Fennel. Fennel Seed's fruity taste perfectly balances savoury dishes. Great for sausage fillings, pork roasts, tomato sauces, marinades, & fish. Use it to flavour curries & soups, or for pickling produce. Add it to bread loafs when baking to bring an aromatic twist to your breakfast toastie.