07: Creamy Cauliflower 

  
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📍 Introduction

Boiled cauliflower is a great dish to master because it is so versatile. It can be added to other dishes, or served on its own with a sauce or some toppings. It’s nutritious, filling, relatively low-cost & delicious when cooked right.

🧂 Ingredients & Equipment:

  • 1 head of cauliflower

✔️ Instructions: 

  1. Boil water in a large pot & season to taste 

  2. Gently rinse/wash the cauliflower before adding to the pot

  3. Cook until knife-tender (~5-7 min)  

  4. Cool, butcher, serve. 

📝 Notes, Tips, Tricks

  • If the pot is small, trim the cauliflower stem to ensure it fits with room to bubble. You can also break up the head into florets 

  • Roasting a cauliflower can take 30 min - 2 hrs. Boiling is faster. 

  • Boiled cauliflower can be added to soups, stews, salads, curries, etc

  • Sample toppings: Pesto, Hummus, Chimichurri, Tomato Sauce, Olive Oil/Lemon/Salt, Tahini, Vinaigrette, Green Goddess, Cheese Sauce, Curry, BBQ, Teriyaki, chopped fine herbs, parmesan cheese, toasted croutons/bread crumbs or nuts. 

🎓 Further Studies: 

👉 Next Lesson: 08: Practice - Boiled & Mashed Sweet Potato