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cauliflower

(kô`lĭflou'ər, käl`ĭ–), variety of cabbagecabbage,
leafy garden vegetable of many widely dissimilar varieties, all probably descended from the wild, or sea, cabbage (Brassica oleracea) of the family Cruciferae (mustard family), found on the coasts of Europe.
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, with an edible head of condensed flowers and flower stems. Broccoli is the horticultural variety (botrytis); both were cultivated in Roman times. Cauliflower is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Capparales, family Cruciferae.

cauliflower

[′kȯl·ə‚flau̇·ər]
(botany)
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis. A biennial crucifer of the order Capparales grown for its edible white head or curd, which is a tight mass of flower stalks.

cauliflower

1. a variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea botrytis, having a large edible head of crowded white flowers on a very short thick stem
2. the flower head of this plant, used as a vegetable
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A little at a time, sprinkle the almond mixture over the cauliflower, tossing the cauliflower to coat.
Cauliflower, which was sold at ` 12- ` 14 per kg in the wholesale market, touched ` 20 per kg on Sunday.
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You'll need a medium-sized cauliflower for 4-6 people.
Cut the cauliflower into evensized florets and quickly boil them for 4 minutes, until just tender.
Beds, separated by 75 centimetres, be prepared for inter-cropping of eggplant or brinjal with cauliflower.
Simmer the broth until the cauliflower is completely tender.
Pick the cauliflower florettes off, place in a small saucepan and cover with the milk.
Boil water and add the cauliflower for 5 minutes or until it becomes semi-tender.
This delectable bake combines wholesome cauliflower with spiced chicken pieces infused with garam masala and cumin.
2) Cauliflower contains a high concentration of a class of phytochemicals known as glucosinolates, which are metabolized into isothiocyanates.