It always takes me a minute to catch on to trends but I am very glad I decided to make this whole roasted cauliflower. After seeing so many images of versions of this dish I finally made one of my own and it turned out absolutely delicious (if I may say so myself). It is also very easy to make and requires very little active cooking time yet gives you a very luxurious and centrepiece worthy result. I will definitely serve this to my friends and family during the burgeoning festive season.

In the recipe you will also find a turmeric yogurt sauce with tahini. It’s cool, a little sweet and beautifully turmeric-yellow which marries so well with the hot and savoury cauliflower.

I would serve this as part of a spread with other smaller dishes such as olives, bread, some version of hummus and maybe a rice salad or some roasted potatoes. This is my favourite way of eating actually and lends itself very well to having an interactive meal shared with friends and family.

Malin x

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Golden Yogurt Sauce

Serves 2-4 people.


Whole roasted cauliflower:

1 medium sized head of cauliflower

3 tbsp olive oil

3 tbsp vegetable bouillon paste, stock concentrate or as we call it in Sweden “fond”

1 tbsp lemon juice

Turmeric sauce:

2 tbsp yoghurt

2 tbsp light tahini

2 tbsp lemon juice

2 tbsp water

1 tsp maple syrup

0,5 – 0,75 tsp ground turmeric

Salt and black pepper, to taste

Top with:

2-3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

2-3 tbsp pomegranate jewels

2-3 tbsp chopped toasted almonds

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