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Roasted Cauliflower



1 head cauliflower, outer green leaves removed and broken into florets

foodies for food lovers Flaky Sea Salt 

foodies for food lovers Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 knob butter

2 t cumin seeds

2 t coriander seeds

1-2 dried red chillies

1 handful blanched almonds, roughly chopped

Zest and juice of 1 lemon


Preheat your oven to 200°C

Blanch the cauliflower in a large pot of salted boiling water for a couple of minutes. Drain and allow it to steam dry (you don't want any water left in your cauliflower or it won't roast properly).  Add a good dollop of foodies Extra Virgin Olive Oil and the butter to the steam dried cauliflower.  In a pestle and mortar, grind the spices and chillies with a pinch of salt, and mix them with the almonds.  Lightly dry toast this mix in a large frying pan or wok. Add the cauliflower and when it gets a nice bit of colour on it, add lemon zest and juice. Toss well. Fry for about a minute longer then pop the pan into the preheated oven for about 15 minutes to crisp up.

Serves 4

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