Kumquat & Fennel Seed Simple Syrup Recipe
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
6 kumquats, halved lengthwise, seeds removed
2 tbs fennel seeds
Macerate the kumquats and sugar in a small saucepan, then add water and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add fennel seeds, bring to a boil, then turn off burner and let steep as syrup cools (about 15 minutes). Strain into jar and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.