CauliflowerFun food facts

  • The cauliflower is a cousin of broccoli and cabbage. Check out these cool types of cauliflower grown in Ontario: Snow Crown, Polar Express, Andes, Fremont, Sierra Nevada, Majestic and White Rock.
  • Packed with vitamin C and fibre, cauliflower also comes in shades of green, purple and orange. Awesome!

Brain teaser

Ever notice brown spots on white cauliflower? These are most likely:

  1. water marks
  2. snail tracks
  3. traces of magic

Answer: a

Photo Courtesy of Holland Marsh Growers' AssociationEat it up!

Roasted cauliflower

Roasting Ontario cauliflower makes it crunchy, and it tastes totally terrific.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.
Takes 40 minutes.
You'll need an adult's help.

You'll need:

  • 1 large Ontario cauliflower
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1 small clove Ontario garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper

What to do:

  1. Break cauliflower into 11/2-inch (4 cm) florets and place in a large bowl. In a small bowl, mix olive oil, garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper. Toss with cauliflower to coat.
  2. Place cauliflower in a single layer on an oiled baking sheet. Roast in 400°F (200°C) oven for 20 to 30 minutes, or until cooked through and browned lightly.