Trim the fennel
, reserving a handful of green fronds. Cut into slices about 1/4-inch thick. Heat a little olive oil in a saute pan, and, working in batches and seasoning with salt and pepper as you go, fry
the fennel on both sides until golden and tender. As the fennel is done, arrange it on a serving platter.
Zest the orange and set the zest aside. Remove the skin with a sharp knife, taking care to remove all the white pith
from the fruit. Discard the peel
. Cut out the orange sections, arranging over the fennel, and squeeze the orange juice
over the whole salad.
Slice the onion
into paper thin rings and arrange over the salad. Scatter over the olives and pine nuts
. Squeeze over lemon juice
, to taste. Drizzle
over a little more olive oil. Finally, scatter over the reserved fennel fronds. Serve.