500g new potatoes New potatoes n-ew po-tate-oesNew potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture. They are young potatoes andâ€¦
3 large fennel bulbs Fennel bulbLike Marmite, fennel is something that you either love or hate - its strong aniseed flavourâ€¦
2 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oylProbably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It'sâ€¦
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.