Author Notes: A decadent way to enjoy cauliflower that will leave the staunchest cauliflower opponents swooning. —rachelbradley
cups 4 cups fresh golden or white cauliflower florets cut into small pieces
cups chicken stock (or vegetable stock)
cup creme fraiche
cup +2 Tablespoons fresh, herbaceous-green fruity extra virgin olive
tablespoon roasted garlic or three whole cloves fresh garlic
2 tablespoons Pecorino Romano
sea salt & fresh ground pepper to taste
Place the florets and water or chicken stock to a simmer in a medium pot. If you are not using roasted garlic, add your fresh garlic cloves to the pot as well, Simmer for 6 minutes and drain thoroughly.
- Place the still hot, drained florets in a large bowl with the creme fraiche, olive oil, roasted garlic, Pecorino, salt, and pepper.
- With an immersion blender (stick blender), processes the ingredients until just pureed or to desired consistency. To finish, drizzle with additional grated Pecorino, a drizzle of olive oil, and chives.