Saffron fennel sous vide

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Andreas Miessmer
Preparation time:
15 minutes
Cooking time:
55 minutes
Level of difficulty:

650 g medium-size fennel bulbs with greens (cleaned 430 g)
150 ml semi-dry white wine
A few strings of saffron
½ tsp. salt
1 pinch coarse black pepper


Wash the fennel, cut off the stems, and retain the fennel greens. Then cut the bulbs into 1-cm thick slices and place them next to each other in a sous vide vacuum bag. Coarsely chop the fennel greens and add.

Next, bring the white wine to a boil with the saffron and spices and allow to cool. Then add to the fennel and vacuum with 100%.  

Cook sous videin the fusionchef sous vide water bath at 80 °C for 55 minutes. Then shock in ice water and allow to infuse in the refrigerator for 1 day before consumption. To complete, toss briefly in a sauté pan and finish with a small amount of cold-pressed olive oil or fresh butter, as preferred.

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