Chefs' Recipes

Yield’s farro and cauliflower salad

Sydney salad delivery company Yield hit that perfect sweet spot between seasonality, good ideas and good taste.
John Paul Urizar
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“I had the tastiest cauliflower salad delivered to work by Yield. Will you publish the recipe?”

Macy Trippett, Annandale, NSW

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Start this recipe two days ahead to pickle the chillies.

Ingredients

Pickled red chillies

Method

Main

1.For pickled red chillies, pack sliced chilli into a small jar (about 300ml). Combine vinegar, sugar, 3 tsp fine sea salt and 125ml water in a small saucepan. Bring to the boil, stirring to dissolve salt and sugar (2-3 minutes), then pour pickling liquid into jar and add peppercorns. Cool to room temperature (20-30 minutes), then seal and refrigerate for at least 2 days. Pickled chillies will keep for up to a month.
2.Preheat oven to 220C and line an oven tray with baking paper. Toss cauliflower with 2 tbsp olive oil, chilli flakes and salt to taste, spread on trays and roast, tossing occasionally, until cauliflower is golden brown and edges are crisp (30-35 minutes). Stand to cool (10-15 minutes).
3.Meanwhile, boil farro in a large saucepan of salted water until just tender (25-30 minutes). Drain and stand to cool (20-30 minutes).
4.Heat remaining oil in a frying pan over medium heat, add onion and rosemary and sauté gently until onion is softened (8-10 minutes). Remove from heat and cool (5-10 minutes).
5.Combine ¼ cup drained pickled chillies (reserve remainder for another use), cauliflower, farro, onion, capers, olives, pecorino, parsley, and lemon juice and rind in a large bowl. Season to taste, toss gently to combine and serve.

Yield uses Chef’s Choice wholegrain roasted farro, available from select health-food shops and delicatessens.

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