Inventory, lb : 80.00
This item was last sold on : 11/26/22
Cauliflower is made up of tightly bound clusters of florets that form a dense head, similar to that of broccoli. Resembling a classic tree in shape the clusters sprout from stems which are attached to a singular central white trunk. The stems and trunk are firm and tender and the florets have a dense yet soft and crumbly texture. Its flavor is mild with subtle cruciferous and nutty sweet nuances, a taste which is amplified when roasted. The entire cauliflower, its leaves, trunk, stems and florets are all edible.
Cauliflower is available year-round with a peak season during late winter months.
Cauliflower, botanical name Brassica oleracea var. botytis, belonging to the plant order Capparales, is a cool season biennial. Unlike broccoli, cauliflower does not ordinarily develop side shoots, hence it must be harvested properly and consistently before it matures. Once individual florets sprout, quality deteriorates rapidly.