Whole Roasted Cauliflower

This makes a great centrepiece for a Sunday roast, or family supper, served with roast potatoes and steamed vegetables. Alternatively it works well with rice and a salad. 1 cauliflower 100ml olive oil Juice of ½ a lemon 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon paprika powder ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons dry…

Nutty Cauliflower Cheese

Regular readers of this site may have noticed I am a big fan of cauliflower. This is a slight twist on a classic, adding leeks and walnuts to add texture, flavour and a little bit of healthiness. Makes enough to feed four adults 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 head cauliflower – cut into florets 1…

Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

If you follow FoodFrom4 on Instagram you’ll know that I am doing Veganuary once again. I’ve always struggled with the ethics of dairy and egg production but I’m doing Veganuary more as a way of a) trying to shed a little middle aged spread, and to expand my repertoire and try new dishes. I once…

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Herbs

100g puy or green lentils 1 bay leaf 200g of your favourite grain (bulgur, millet, farro, quinoa, pearl barley) 1 smallish cauliflower of half a large one half a teaspoon each of ground cumin, paprika, turmeric, cinnamon, salt a handful of cherry tomatoes – halved half a cucumber – diced 4-5 tablespoons olive oil 1…

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Cauliflower has become the vegetable of 2016. So versatile it works well in curries, pies, as a low carb alternative to rice, as a pizza base and of course smothered in cheese sauce. However roasting the vegetable whole is a new experience and makes for a perfect sharing platter or a meat free alternative to…

Fried Cauliflower and Broccoli with Cashew “Cheese” Sauce

Last year I went to Vegfest London. I was expecting a spectacular selection of meat free foods but instead I was presented with a vast array of meat and cheese substitutes. I tried a sample from one of the cheese shops. Quite possibly the most vile thing I have ever tasted and the taste lingered…

Cauliflower & Kale Tart

Tart, flan, quiche. Call it what you will, the combination of light, fluffy egg and thin, crisp pastry is something I never tire of. Frying the cauliflower until charred brings out flavour. Don’t be afraid if you think you are burning it. The more colour, the more flavour. I cheated here and used a ready…

Spiced Cauliflower Soup

Not quite a soup, not quite a curry, but delicious all the same Couple of tablespoons sunflower oil 1 large onion – chopped 1 clove garlic – chopped 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon turmeric 600 ml vegetable stock 1 x 400ml can coconut milk 1 cauliflower – cut into florets…

Cauliflower with Potatoes and Cashews

6 tablespoons sunflower oil 1 small cauliflower – cut into florets 2 medium potatoes – peeled and diced (the cauliflower and potatoes should be approximately the same size) 100g packet of unsalted cashew nuts 5cm piece of ginger root – finely chopped ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1…

Food From 4 Kitchen

All scheduled classes for 2018 have now sold out. Keep an eye out for 2019 classes which will be published here shortly. Classes take place on Saturday mornings from my kitchen in Chalfont St Peter. Chalfont St Peter is located just 20 miles outside London at the foot of the Chiltern Hills. The Chiltern Hills…