Whole Roasted Cauliflower, Brown Butter

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Appears in
The Quality Chop House

By William Lander, Shaun Searley and Daniel Morgenthau

Published 2019

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Many people are scarred by soggy childhood cauliflower. But cover it in butter and roast it in the oven and magic occurs: an amazing crunchy, nutty exterior with soft sweet florets inside, and buttery, sweet caramelisation on the bottom from where it’s been sitting on the the tray.


  • 1 whole cauliflower
  • 50 g beef dripping, softened
  • 100 g


Preheat the oven to 190°C.

Trim and discard the root and outer leaves from the cauliflower, then rub the cauliflower all over with the beef dripping and season with salt.

Place in a roasting tray and