Fennel is not just for Italian sausages, try it in this bright and delicious carrot and fennel salad.

Recipe by Roger Mooking from Everyday Exotic: The Cookbook

Carrot & Fennel Salad w/ White Wine Dressing

Carrot & Fennel Salad w/ White Wine Dressing


  • ½ cup sultana raisins
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 carrots, peeled, cut into ribbons with peeler
  • ½ fennel, thinly sliced
  • 1 ½ Tbsp capers, drained
  • 1 ¼ cup fresh parsley, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup sliced almonds, toasted


  1. 1 Place raisins in a bowl and soak in white wine for 1 hour, drain and reserve white wine.
  2. 2 Place white wine in a small pot, add honey and cook over medium to high heat until liquid reduces to 1/3 cup, approximately 5 minutes.
  3. 3 Place carrots, fennel, capers and soaked raisins in a large bowl.
  4. 4 Pour White Wine Dressing over Carrot and Fennel Salad, add chopped parsley, toasted almonds, toss and serve.
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