- 500g new potatoes
New potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture. They are young potatoes and…
- 3 large fennel bulbs
Like Marmite, fennel is something that you either love or hate - its strong aniseed flavour…
- 2 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
- 50g small black olives
Boil potatoes until tender, about 8 mins.
Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Halve and quarter the fennel through the root, then trim off the hard core. Slice the fennel and tip into a roasting tin with the olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss the fennel in the oil until it is glistening. Roast for 20-25 mins, until starting to soften.
Add tomatoes, olives and potatoes and stir well. Return to the oven for 10-15 mins until the fennel is tender, with a bit of crunch. Tip into a warm dish to serve.