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  • 2 bulbs fennel, thinly sliced
  • olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 400ml double cream
  • 200ml whole milk
  • 100g Grana Padano, finely grated


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Put the fennel in a large, deep 20cm x 30cm ovenproof dish, drizzle with a little oil, season and roast for 30 minutes until starting to caramelise and soften. Mix together the garlic, cream and milk in a bowl and season. Pour over the fennel, sprinkle over the Grana Padano and bake for 30-35 minutes or until the fennel is very tender and the top golden.


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