Claire Wright from raisingsugarfreekids.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare cauliflower that the whole family will enjoy.
I always thought I would never enjoy cauliflower unless it was smothered in a cheese sauce. I just wasn't that fussed about it, and the flavour bugged me. This is the way of preparing cauliflower that finally tipped me over the fence into a cauli-lover. Roasting cauliflower brings out its natural sweetness and makes it a winner with kids and adults alike.
Preheat the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Place cauliflower florets on a baking tray and toss with a few tablespoons of olive oil. Season with salt & pepper and sprinkle over a pinch of (smoked or regular) paprika, ground cumin, ground coriander or some dried mixed herbs. Roast for 25-30 mins, until everything is soft and just catching on the edges. Serve hot as a side, or cold with a dip as a snack.
About the chef
After lowering her family’s sugar intake, Claire started Raising Sugar Free Kids, a website to help parents find tasty low sugar high veg food that aims to be simple, quick and affordable. Claire also works for Veg Power as Communications Manager and chief recipe creator.