Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea from the brassicaceae family
Also known as:
Roman cauliflower, Romanesco.
Cauliflowers require cool to cold conditions, well drained clay loams and alluvial soils with a high organic matter. The great diversity in climates in Rugby Farm’s growing areas, ensure cauliflowers can be successfully produced 12 months of the year.
Cauliflowers contain folate and Vitamin C, are low in carbohydrates and high in dietary fibre.
Cauliflowers have a long history being brought to France from Genoa in the 16th century. From there it has grown into a vegetable of great diversity with many different shapes, sizes and colours and grown all over the world.
How to Store:
Keep cauliflowers in a plastic bag in the crisper of the refrigerator until you are ready to use.
How to Use:
For hints, tips and ideas on how to best enjoy farm fresh cauliflower, visit www.taste.com.au