Healthy, delicious
and available
12 months of
the year.

Cauliflower

Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea from the brassicaceae family

Also known as:

Roman cauliflower, Romanesco.

Availability:

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.

Seasonal information

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Lockyer Valley
Darling Downs
Southern Qld

Nutritional Information:

Cauliflowers contain folate and Vitamin C, are low in carbohydrates and high in dietary fibre.

The History:

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

References: Wikipedia

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