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Ideas and recipes for cooking baked cauliflower – Italian Cuisine

Ideas and recipes for cooking baked cauliflower


It is one of the most popular vegetables this season and we want to give you some suggestions to cook it differently, from cauliflower au gratin to cauliflower pizza

With a cauliflower you can prepare everything, from the first, second, to the side, up to the savory pies and to the preserves. Cauliflower should never miss at the table in the cold seasons also because it is rich in properties and helps prevent seasonal ills. To enhance the flavor of this vegetable, we suggest you try one of the recipes we are about to offer you. It is about easy ideas to make and ideal for a side dish or a single dish.

Whole baked cauliflower

A side dish with only one ingredient and some seasoning, very easy to prepare. Just remove the outer leaves of the cauliflower and place it well washed and dried inside a sheet of silver paper.
Once seasoned with coarse salt and pepper comes closed in the sheet and cooked at 200 ° for about 60 minutes. Then it is seasoned with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and is sauted in the oven with a grill function for a couple of minutes more.

Cauliflower pizza

Imagine a pizza based on the chopped cauliflower instead of leavened bread dough.
Do you remember the special cauliflower pizza we talked about long ago in the article How to make a pizza without flour? Try this recipe now because it will leave you speechless. This pizza is also a fun way for children to eat vegetables.

Spicy cauliflower with curry

If you like the strong flavors of ethnic cuisine you should definitely try cooking them cauliflower florets in the oven with curry. Just divide them well and then quickly pass them in a dressing prepared with a small cup of extra virgin olive oil and two teaspoons of curry.
you can replace curry with paprika, if you don't like it. Once all the florets have been well drained from the oil, place them on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper and cook at 220 ° for about 10 minutes.

Grated cauliflower

Perhaps the most delicious recipe of all to prepare with cauliflower. Simply boil it or steam it and then place it inside a baking dish seasoned with parmesan and béchamel sauce, a knob of butter and a pinch of nutmeg. It should be cooked at 200 ° until the surface is lightly browned. About 25 minutes.

Mixed pan with seasonal vegetables

Another idea to cook cauliflower in the oven is in combination with other seasonal vegetables such as turnip, for example. Just cut everything into smaller pieces of the same size, season with oil, salt and pepper and cook at 200 ° for about 30 minutes.

If you want to learn more about it with high tasty cauliflower-based recipes, here are those chosen for you in our archive.

Grandma's baked pasta recipes – Italian Cuisine

Grandma's baked pasta recipes


No other dish is so rich in family memories and ways of preparing it, with that golden crust and that good aroma that seems to say … "it is ready on the table"!

From region to region, from oven to oven, this enjoyable dish is also a "smart" dish because it is prepared with various pasta formats, both dry and fresh, and a fantasy of different ingredients depending on the season and what remains in the pantry . In addition to the classic lasagne, also maccheroni, anellini, ziti and paccheri, alternated in a pan with cheeses, béchamel and ragù in the North, boiled eggs, meatballs, salami, tomato, caciocavallo and mozzarella in the South.

The classic recipe

Stuffed baked pasta

Sicilian recipe

Neapolitan recipe

Texts by Ambra Giovanoli

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