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May 1, 2015

Recipe: Savory Cauliflower And Cheese ‘Cake’

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Cauliflower and cheese sounds like the perfect combination for a British traditional meal. Let’s take this to the next level and transform cauliflower and cheese from a side dish to a light supper.

Savory Cauliflower And Cheese Cake

Savory Cauliflower And Cheese Cake


  • 1 medium cauliflower (about 600-700 g), broken into florets
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 8 eggs
  • 150 g flour
  • 150 g grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp rosemary, finely chopped
  • 3-4 tsp chopped basil
  • 60 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • Salt and pepper


  1. 1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Prepare the cauliflower by removing the outer leaves and break it into 3-4 cm florets.
  2. 2. Put them into a medium size pan, add 1 tsp salt , cover with water and simmer for about 12-15 minutes. Strain and leave them in a colander to dry.
  3. 3. Cut 4 or 5 round slices from the onion, put them aside and chop the rest of the onion. Heat the oil in a pan , add the onion and the rosemary and cook for a few minutes on medium heat, until soft. Once it’s ready, remove it from the heat and allow to cool.
  4. 4. Break the eggs in a large bowl, add the onion and whisk very well.
  5. 5. Now add the flour, turmeric, Parmesan cheese, basil and baking powder and whisk them until well blended and smooth.
  6. 6. Add the cauliflower, salt and pepper and stir very gently, trying to keep most of the florets intact.
  7. 7. Line the bottom and sides of a 24 cm springform pan with parchment paper and pour in the cauliflower mixture.
  8. 8. Arrange the onion disks you reserved on the top and bake for 40 to 45 minutes in the preheated oven.
  9. 9. Allow to cool for 15 minutes before serving. This recipe will make 6 to 8 servings.
  10. 10. Enjoy it!
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