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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 (or Brassicaceae; 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 (or Brassicales), family Cruciferae (or Brassicaceae).

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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Evenly top with the roasted cauliflower, the remaining handful of spinach and the cheese.
The dish at risk for Amma's Canteen is their cauliflower bezule, a dish our M.E.N reviewer described as 'a simple stunner: a plate of crispy florets doused in a tangy, spiced yoghurt sauce - though not as hot as the menu and waiting staff warn - with a quenching yoghurt and okra dip on the side.'.
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Cauliflower is one of the healthiest vegetables around, high in vitamins C and K, fiber and folate, but not everyone loves it on its own.
Ingredients 1 cauliflower, cut into florets, 50g butter, 1 garlic clove, 1/2 tsp sumac, 1/2 tsp cumin seeds, toasted, salt and pepper, 2tsp harissa, 11/2 tbsp tahini, 4tbsp natural yogurt, 1tbsp olive oil, juice and zest of 1/4 lemon, 1tbsp pomegranate molasses, seeds of 1/2 pomegranate, 15g parsley, 10g mint leaves, chopped, 20g flaked almonds, toasted.
When choosing a cauliflower, look for one that's tightly wrapped up in leaves and is nice and compact.
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Today, cauliflower has become a favorite for those eating low-carb diets and has become the star in recipes typically using protein, such as buffalo cauliflower.
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Steam the cauliflower in a pot of boiling water fitted with a steamer basket for 5-7 mins, until the florets are just tender.
Jim, who is normally seen manning the bacon butty stand at the Honley Christmas Market, is through to knockout week thanks to his talent for making "cauliflower sing".
However, there are times cauliflower can be delicious, as when it's baked with cheese, smothered in butter or sprinkled with bacon.