Roasted Cauliflower#2/Coliflor Asado#2

Roasted Cauliflower time again!! I swear, eating boiled is not an option again! Try this one with a roast dinner or side dish to something plain, as this one has mouth tingling Sichuan peppercorns, and spices to create a highly interesting dish that you will not believe is cauliflower! It tasted just as good as my roast beef!

INGREDIENTS

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1 Cauliflower, cut into medium sized into florets-If you use frozen, prepare to cook for longer to draw out excess water from the freezing process.

Drizzle of Oil

Spice Mix (1 Teaspoon each of):

Dried Rosemary, Powdered Annatto, Powdered Garlic, Ajwain Seeds, Salt(less than a teaspoon, as too much salt will ruin it! If using a large cauliflower feel free to add upto this amount though.)

 

METHOD

Firstly, cut and soak the cauliflower in salted water, for about 15 minutes, then set to drain. Pre heat the oven, and place the pieces of cauliflower in a baking dish/tray. Sprinkle the spice mix over the top, dividing the cauliflower into two. Repeat the action for the other pieces.

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Place in the oven. Drizzle oil over the vegetable. This should cook for around 30-40 minutes on 200 degrees. Serve with meat, tofu, fish  or as part of a warm salad. Disfrutalo!

 

 

 

Roasted Cauliflower/Coliflor Asado

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Hi all, this is another vegan/vegetarian dish for you all to enjoy! This uses an underrated vegetable… The cauliflower!  Yes, there may be many recipes to roast cauliflower, but this one is simple and doesn’t mask the  natural sweetness and flavour of a cauliflower. Even those who hate cauliflower, will be happy to eat it! This was so lovely, that I forgot to take more pictures!

INGREDIENTS

1 Cauliflower, cut into medium sized into florets-If you use frozen, prepare to cook for longer to draw out excess water from the freezing process.
2 Teaspoons of White Wine Vinegar
A Sprinkle of Salt-Do not add too much as you want to taste the flavour of the vegetable.
Drizzle of Oil
Drizzle of Roasted Sesame Oil

 

METHOD

Firstly, cut and wash the cauliflower in salted water, then set to drain. Pre heat the oven, and place the pieces of cauliflower in a baking dish/tray. Sprinkle the salt, cooking oil and white wine vinegar. Place in the oven. This should cook for around 30-40 minutes on 200 degrees. Halfway through the cooking time, add a drizzle of sesame oil and return to the oven immediately. Serve with meat, tofu,fish or as part of a warm salad. Disfrutalo!

 

 

Cauliflower and Broccoli Cheese-Coliflor Y Brocolis Con Salsa De Queso

This is the most popular vegetable dish, and rather simple too..

INGREDIENTS

Serves 6-8 servings as a Main Course, or 8-10 as a Side Dish.
1 Large Cauliflower and Broccoli cut ino florets and washed
300 grams of Cheddar Cheese/Vegetarian Cheeses of choice
Soft Silken Tofu(1 Carton)
Grating of Nutmeg
3 Cloves of Garlic
2 Heaped Teaspoons of: Dried Parsley, Wholegrain and Hot Mustard.
Salt and Black Pepper(Be careful with the salt due to the cheese and high salt content!)
1 Carton of Single Cream/Alpro Soya Cream
2-3 Tablespoons Mashed Potato Flakes/Flour
20-30 grams of butter/Soya Oil

METHOD

Put the vegetables into boiling salted water, and boil for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Blend upto half the tofu with  a little water and add to a saucepan. Grate the cheese and peel garlic. Melt the butter/ add the soya oil. Add the garlic, parsley and nutmeg, and fry for a few minutes. Add seasonings, except the salt.  Add these to  tofu if using. Add the potato flakes and Soya cream/cream, plus a drop of water(Around 200 mls). Add cheese/vegetarian cheese and allow to melt for 5-10 minutes. During this time the sauce should have thickened to a desirable consistency. Drain the vegetables, and place in a deep dish, pouring over the cheese sauce. Bake on 170 degrees for 15-20 minutes. Enjoy!!