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cauliflower

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Fennel Tue 06-Aug-19 12:23:15

I bought a cauli looking forward to cauliflower cheese.
But husband says he can't eat cheese because of his current catarrh problem hmm.
Has anyone an idea of another way to cook it? I find it almost tasteless on its own as a veg.

tiredoldwoman Tue 06-Aug-19 12:26:38

Treat it like a potato, mash it with butter , a wee bit of milk and some black pepper. It's a yummy surprise !

glammanana Tue 06-Aug-19 12:27:32

Cauliflower and blue cheese soup he will just taste the flavour of the cheese then,delicious.

Hetty58 Tue 06-Aug-19 12:31:43

Make sure that you have the lovely cauliflower cheese. Yes, just mash his with butter and pepper. Dairy products don't cause or aggravate catarrh anyway, it's just an old wives tale.

kittylester Tue 06-Aug-19 12:49:55

Toss florets with garlic cloves and chopped bacon and olive oil and roast!

kittylester Tue 06-Aug-19 12:51:06

Posted too soon.

Sprinkle with small amount of parmesan for last few minutes.

maddyone Tue 06-Aug-19 12:56:57

You have a delicious cauliflower cheese, DH can have cauliflower without cheese. His choice.

JessK Tue 06-Aug-19 13:14:15

Mash with some butter and for a bit of colour mash in some broccoli.
You could also cut the cauliflower vertically into inch steaks and fry.

dragonfly46 Tue 06-Aug-19 13:18:14

Cauliflower and well seasoned white sauce is also nice. You can sprinkle cheese on your portion.
You could fry some bacon crispy and sprinkle that on top.

Lazigirl Tue 06-Aug-19 13:21:34

Cauliflower rice with spices, prawns, chicken or similar.

Grannyknot Tue 06-Aug-19 13:23:57

kitty that sounds delicious!

Slice it into "steaks" and roast it with olive oil and freshly chopped chili.

Pantglas1 Tue 06-Aug-19 13:27:04

Divide cauli into bite sized florets, add diced apple, sultanas and add mayo with curry powder to taste. Adjust ingredients to taste - I don’t like it to taste too sweet.

grandtanteJE65 Tue 06-Aug-19 13:33:50

Find a recipe for Indian curry with cauliflower online, if you don't have an Indian cookery book.

annieway Tue 06-Aug-19 15:58:03

Cut it into 2 inch pieces and toss with a tablespoon or two of vegetable oil and a generous sprinkle of curry powder. Spread on a baking sheet and roast in a hot oven for 15-20 minutes until it starts to brown and soften.

MissAdventure Tue 06-Aug-19 16:06:38

Oh I absolutely love cauliflower!
I haven't got any suggestions, I just wanted to tell someone how much I love cauliflower.

Callistemon Tue 06-Aug-19 16:07:52

My mother never served cauliflower plain, it was always served in a well flavoured white sauce (made the proper way, the roux method, with an added pinch of nutmeg - it was my job every Sunday lunch-time so I never make it now!).

You could serve your DH's with the sauce and add cheese to your sauce. Or roast his. Or make it all into cauliflower cheese and freeze some single portions for yourself and give him some frozen peas.

Dairy foods won't make more phlegm though.

Fennel Tue 06-Aug-19 16:21:27

"Or make it all into cauliflower cheese and freeze some single portions for yourself and give him some frozen peas."
grin I like that Callistemon.

Callistemon Tue 06-Aug-19 16:24:57

grin
It freezes well!!

I froze some blanched plain cauliflower last night, now I really fancy some cauliflower cheese.

J52 Tue 06-Aug-19 17:17:42

It’s lovely raw and tastes completely different from when it’s cooked. Get some dips and add raw carrots.

Auntieflo Tue 06-Aug-19 17:26:56

You're all making me hungry now, and I haven't got a cauliflower😢
Has anyone tried cauliflower steaks? They look delicious.

BlueBelle Tue 06-Aug-19 17:27:05

Cauliflower cheese for you plain cauliflower for husband no need to both have the same is there

midgey Tue 06-Aug-19 17:36:09

You could roast it.

JackyB Tue 06-Aug-19 18:43:54

I love the taste of cauliflower but I may as well eat a bomb - it explodes my stomach.

But as for another way to cook it - how about a cauliflower steak?

Here's the version by my favourite cooking channel:

sortedfood.com/recipe/14259

BradfordLass72 Wed 07-Aug-19 03:52:59

We always make white sauce to go with cauliflower as some of our family prefer that.

Grated cheese is always served separately so cheese fans can help themselves.

BradfordLass72 Wed 07-Aug-19 03:57:08

You could always make it into a pizza base with various toppings (sans fromage pour DH)

healthyalways.co.nz/blog/2017/3/23/cauliflower-pizza-base