Spring recipes: cauliflower cream

cauliflower cream recipe
  • Serves: 12


  • 700g cauliflower
  • Nutmeg to taste
  • 2 leaves of bay tree
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 70 ml fresh single cream
  • Ingredients for the candied onion:
  • ½ red onion
  • 20g butter
  • 20g sugar
  • 50 ml water


  1. Wash the cauliflower

  2. Cut into florets and cook them in hot and savoury water for 10 minutes (or pressure cook the cauliflower for 5 minutes) with a leaves of bay tree

  3. Once they are cooked, sieve the water out and cool them down

  4. In the meantime cut the onion into thin slices

  5. Place a frying pan on the heat, add the butter and the slices of onion

  6. Add water when the onion browns . When the water has partially absorbed add sugar.

  7. Let the water to absorb completely and the sugar caramelise

  8. After 10 minutes turn off the heat and place the onion in a bowl

  9. Take the bacon and cut each slice in 3 pieces 1.5 cm thick

  10. Brown the bacon in a frying pan for a few seconds on a high heat, add a blur of olive oil

  11. Place the cold cauliflower in the blender, add salt, pepper and the nutmeg

  12. Blend for a few minutes, add the single cream and blend until you obtain a creamy mixture

  13. Serve to your guests and…Buon Appetito!

Are you using this month's seasonal produce? Cauliflower cream is one of our favourite spring recipes!
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