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Cauliflower and Porcini Mushroom Wellington is the ultimate vegetarian centrepiece dinner recipe. Easy to prepare, and goes with all of the usual roast dinner trimmings. #Christmasfood #recipe #cauliflower #vegetarian #easilyvegan #pastry #dinner #familyfood

Cauliflower and Porcini Mushroom Wellington is the ultimate vegetarian centrepiece dinner recipe. Easy to prepare, and goes with all of the usual Christmas dinner trimmings.  ** Holidays are special times. Often with our wider family and friends, these are occasions where we gather together to break bread and strengthen bonds. In our family we often …

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Green herb and coconut #cauliflower with crispy paneer crumbs is a light Indian-inspired #supper dish or zesty #sidedish. #vegetarian #Indianfood #recipe

This is an Indian-inspired cauliflower dish that is light, bright and packed with punchy flavours, courtesy of the lime-spiked mint and coconut chutney sauce. For the all important texture I’ve thrown in both pan-crisped paneer crumbs and nibs of toasted cashews. To make it vegan, leave out the paneer and use more cashews. This is …

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Steak-spiced #cauliflower stuffed into charred tortillas and topped with a sesame-chipotle #salsa and pomegranate-cabbage slaw. Make some for a light supper, or as part of a bigger buffet of #Mexican dishes. #vegan #tacos

Steak-spiced cauliflower stuffed into charred tortillas and topped with a sesame-chipotle salsa and pomegranate-cabbage slaw. Make some for a light supper, or as part of a bigger buffet of Mexican dishes. Don’t forget the cold beer! As usual, I have missed the boat with this one. Last weekend was Cinco de Mayo, and even though …

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Quick and easy Creamy Roasted #Cauliflower Alfredo is rich, creamy and utterly delicious. Naturally #vegan with whole food ingredients, this fiber-rich sauce and #pasta recipe is perfect for a healthy weekday family meal.

Quick and easy Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Alfredo is rich, creamy and utterly delicious. Naturally vegan with whole food ingredients, this fiber-rich sauce and pasta recipe is perfect for a healthy weekday family meal. The quickest weekday meals often centre around pasta. And why wouldn’t they? Pasta is hugely versatile, coming in so many types – …

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A cheesy, hearty, vegetarian recipe for any time of year that the thermometer dips. Leftovers are great sliced and added to a lunchbox with a wee pot of ketchup.

A cheesy, hearty, vegetarian recipe for any time of year that the thermometer dips. Leftovers are great sliced and added to a lunchbox with a wee pot of ketchup. The weather is not playing ball. It is the last gasp of April and not only have I switched the heat back on, I’ve added a scarf, too. …

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Cauliflower covered in bubbling, boozy rarebit cheese sauce is hard to resist, especially when the cauliflower is given a boost through a simple brining. Enjoy as a side dish, light lunch or supper. Easy cheesy goodness guaranteed!

Cauliflower covered in bubbling, boozy rarebit cheese sauce is hard to resist, especially when the cauliflower is given a boost through a simple brining. Enjoy as a side dish, light lunch or supper. Easy cheesy goodness guaranteed! Cauliflower is at its very best right now. This nutritious vegetable, its milky-hued curds cradled in a cap …

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Sumac, smoked paprika and dill are the the little extras that amp the flavour in this creamy-textured cauliflower and white bean soup. If you have time, roast the cauliflower for a beautifully nutty, rounded taste. This is a perfect vegan, whole food soup to serve family and friends alike. It even tastes good cold with shards of toasted pitta for dipping.

Sumac, smoked paprika and dill are the the little extras that amp the flavour in this creamy-textured cauliflower and white bean soup. If you have time, roast the cauliflower for a beautifully nutty, rounded taste. This is a perfect vegan, whole food soup to serve family and friends alike. It even tastes good cold with shards of toasted …

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Cauliflower as ugly duckling: a history Cauliflower is the ugly-duckling-turned-swan of the food world. This is indisputable. You may be thinking, “Whoa, hang on a sec. Isn’t kale still king? Aren’t we still talking about kale?… Hey, should I be making cauliflower crisps now?” Yes, yes and here you go. But, whereas kale is a relative newcomer to …

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By the looks of these images you can probably tell I have been sitting on this awhile. No sparse concrete background to set off the dish, just a narrow floor tile and a crumpled piece of paper. But regardless of the dubious aesthetic I really wanted to share this recipe.

This past week or so has been a funny one, food-wise. Normally I am a bit of a texture-head, loving a bit of crunch, a bit of snap (if not quite crackle and pop). But unfortunately a spring cold rapidly escalated into sinusitis, and all that entails. I feel a few of you recoiling – …

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