This beautiful brassica is one seriously versatile vegetable. We're celebrating our love of the cauliflower with 10 creative, delicious recipes
We all love a scoop of warming, comforting cauliflower cheese, but there's much more to this veg than meets the eye. You can bake it, roast it, pulverise it, pickle it and deep-fry it to perfection. Let us take you through all our favourite ways to eat this fantastic veg.
A spiced cauliflower soup is the perfect antidote to a cold evening. Combat the chill with our Moroccan spiced cauliflower & almond soup, full of spices and a subtle nutty taste. Or, throw a new spin on a well-loved classic and try our cauliflower cheese soup.
Cauliflower cheese bake
We had to include this classic in the mix. No roast would be complete without a scoop of cheesy cauliflower goodness. Our broccoli & cauliflower cheese bake adds an extra splash of greenery to your favourite side dish.
A curry is the perfect way to pack in the veggies and cook up a simple dish you can feed a crowd with. This cauliflower & potato one-pot is full of Indian flavours and makes an extravagant meal served with the works: poppadoms, chutneys and naan bread.
Roasting cauliflower brings out the earthiness of this wonderful veg and lends it an irresistible nutty flavour that works well with Middle Eastern spices. Our spiced cauliflower roast is a stunning veggie centrepiece that works well as part of a sharing meze.
Cauliflower pasta bake
We're all about mac and cheese, and it's all the better with our favourite veg and crispy bacon bits thrown in the mix. This cauliflower & bacon pasta makes a great family meal, serve it up with a fresh green salad. Stick under the grill to finish off with golden brown bubbling cheese.
Low-carb cauli rice
With more people looking for low-carb alternatives, cauliflower rice is a simple option you can make yourself at home. Simply pulse your cauli in a food processor for a couscous-type base that's ready in 10 minutes.
If you're ready to get stuck in, watch our How to make cauliflower rice video for a step-by-step guide.
Create a perfect piccalilli with a mix of autumnal veg. This fresh, tangy chutney is best enjoyed with your favourite punchy cheddar or a slice of rustic bread. With a sprinkling of turmeric and a dollop of mustard, this recipe is ideal for piling high with sliced ham.
Whizz up a cauliflower crust pizza for a quick gluten-free fix. Top with veggies and a good grating of cheese. Season your cauli well, mould and bake for the perfect alternative to a doughy pizza base.
The ultimate comfort food in deep-fried form – meet the cauliflower croquette. Golden brown and crisp on the outside, creamy and delicious on the inside, this is one serious party snack.
If you need an impressive veggie main for Sunday dinner, this cauliflower, chestnut & sage cake can't be beaten. Vegetarians and meat eaters alike will be asking for another slice of this hearty, flavourful cake.
What's your favourite way to serve cauliflower? Let us know in the comments below…