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5 ways to roast a whole cauliflower

Get ahead with these recipes for whole roasted cauliflower. It's a delicious way to transform the humble vegetable into something special.
Whole head of roasted cauliflower, with a scorched top, scattered with parsley, in a square roasting tray.

Alice Waters's whole roasted cauliflower with parsley and anchovy sauce.

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Get ahead with these recipes for whole roasted cauliflower. It’s a delicious way to transform the humble vegetable into something special – try it with an umami-rich parsley and anchovy sauce by the legendary Alice Waters, or do it like Mat Lindsay does at his Sydney restaurant Ester, and slather the whole cauliflower with a simple almond sauce.

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Whole roasted cauliflower with miso-almond cream

Photo: Ben Dearnley

Whole roasted cauliflower with fermented chilli butter

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Roasted whole cauliflower with wakame butter and toasted crumbs

Whole head of roasted cauliflower, with a scorched top, scattered with parsley, in a square roasting tray.
Photo: William Meppem

Alice Waters’s whole roast cauliflower with parsley and anchovy sauce

Ester’s roast cauliflower with almond sauce

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