Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Fennel Bulbs (11 1/2 cups)
, and remove external leaves and cut each bulb into wedges.
In a skillet melt
Butter (2 Tbsp)
add the fennel and cook on each side for about 5-6 minutes or until they get a nice golden color. Season with
Salt (to taste)
Ground Black Pepper (to taste)
and remove from the heat.
Rub the remaining butter on a baking tray, lay all the fennel into one single layer.
Bechamel Sauce (2 cups)
Grated Parmesan Cheese (1/3 cup)
Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes or until cooked and a nice crust as formed on top.