Spicy Cauliflower

With Saffron, Honey & Capers


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


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Modern Mediterranean

Modern Mediterranean

By Melia Marden

Published 2013

  • About

Cauliflower, with its pale color and lightly musky taste, is built to take on bolder flavors. Here, the creamy florets create a backdrop for the brash regal saffron, intense briny capers, and habanero kick.


  • teaspoon crumbled saffron
  • 1 head cauliflower (about 2 pounds


  1. In a small bowl, combine the saffron with ¾ cup (180 milliliters) warm water and let sit while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Trim the tough outer leaves from th