Photo of cauliflower headinfo: Cauliflower, as the name implies, is a flowering vegetable with a mild, sweet, somewhat nutty flavor.

Store in a paper bag in the refrigerator for up to a week.

preparation: The florets are what are usually eaten.



from WHFoods: Cauliflower

Cauliflower traces its ancestry to the wild cabbage, a plant thought to have originated in ancient Asia Minor, which resembled kale or collards more than the vegetable that we now know it to be. The cauliflower went through many transformations and reappeared in the Mediterranean region, where it has been an important vegetable in Turkey and Italy since at least 600 B.C. It gained popularity in France in the mid-16th century and was subsequently cultivated in Northern Europe and the British Isles…  read more