The Lovely Cauliflower, in 17 Amazing Ways

We wouldn’t have guessed that of all the 11 Ingredients of the Day, cauliflower would prove to be the most rocking when it comes to restaurant partner inspiration, but here you have it, 17 dishes that are bound to make you finally separate the word humble from its long relationship with this incredibly historied local veg.

At BACK FORTY, Roasted Cauliflower and Kuri Squash, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Local Artisanal Cheese; at BRAEBURN RESTAURANT Roasted Cauliflower with Golden Raisins and Toasted Breadcrumbs; at DIZZY’S CLUB COCA COLA, BAMcafe, Cauliflower and Old Chatham Camembert Soup Fresh with Farm Herbs; at EL CAFEMAE MAE CAFE and WAVEHILL, Riesling Poached Salmon, Purple Cauliflower, Butter Beans, Leeks, Katchkie Farm Greens, Apple Cider Vinaigrette; at ESCA, Pan-roasted Local Monkfish, with Cauliflower Stewed with Capers, Raisins and Pine Nuts; at HEARTH, Clam and Cauliflower Chowder with Long Island Little Neck Clams, Smoked Bacon and Fire Island IPA; at JIMMY’S NO. 43, Cauliflower Panna Cotta; at MAS (FARMHOUSE), Roasted Duck Breast with a Cauliflower- Horseradish Gratin Red Wine Onion Puree and Roasted Baby Beets; at RESTO, Cauliflower and Bone Marrow Gratin; at SAVOY, Cauliflower and Porcini Risotto; at SOTHEBY’S TERRACE CAFE, Cauliflower and Old Chatam’s Ewe’s Blue Cheese Soup with Rye Crisps; at TRIBECA GRILL, Seared Sea Scallops with Caramelized Cauliflower, Chanterelles, Asparagus & Golden Raisins; at RADISH, Pickled Purple and White Cauliflower; at RYE, Cauliflower Gratin; at TED AND HONEY, Cauliflower Bisque with Pickled Local Sweet Corn Relish and Housemade Crème Fraiche; at DUMONT, Ale Braised Short Rib with Cauliflower and Potato Puree; at Cayuga Farms Farro Risotto, at ICI, Roasted Winter Squash and Cauliflower; at PETE’S DOWNTOWN, Roasted cauliflower with Parmesan and Truffle Oil.

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