five spice grilled shrimp with sweet and sour sauce

five spice grilled shrimp with sweet and sour sauce

These five spice grilled shrimp are marinated in soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, chili paste and brown sugar then tossed on the grill for a touch of smoky char. The notes of star anise and fennel add irresistible flavor to seafood, and these shrimp skewers are no exception.

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pound cake with roasted strawberry fennel compote

pound cake with roasted strawberry fennel compote

A dense, moist, tender crumbed pound cake is dolloped with the perfect spring compote: ripe, juicy strawberries roasted with fennel and vanilla, and brightened with lemon. This dessert is a concentrated taste of the season's ripest strawberries and most aromatic fennel bulbs-- and one that you should absolutely try. 

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