Braise it with orange juice: remove two outer pieces, cut off top and bottom and slice it into rings. Put a teacup of water in a pan, squeeze in the juice of half an orange, a good dash of olive oil, salt and pepper and the fennel/ Put the lid on and the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes or until tender. Have a taste to see if you like it, not everyone does. You will be able to judge what else you could put with it according to your palate. Use it as an accompanying vegetable in the manner of cabbage or green beans.