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    Cauliflower in Celery Mint Sauce

    By xxxxx

    A recipe to accompany the main course

    Original recipe:



    • 1 cauliflower, cabbage, or bunch of broccoli
    • Cumin
    • Salt
    • White wine
    • Olive oil
    • Ground pepper
    • Celery seed (or lovage)
    • Mint
    • Pinch of rosemary (or rue)
    • Coriander
    • Vegetable stock
    • White wine vinegar
    • Olive oil or butter


    • Take cauliflower, cabbage, or broccoli, quarter them, and put in a pot.
    • For the first sauce, combine the cumin, salt, wine, olive oil, and enough water to steam the vegetable. Add to the vegetables, bring to a boil, then simmer gently till done.
    • Grind pepper, celery seed (or lovage), mint, rosemary (or rue) and coriander. Add to stock, vinegar, and olive oil or butter.
    • Bring to the boil, then simmer to reduce for 25 minutes.
    • Serve over the cooked, strained vegetables.
    • (All three vegetables may be combined in this recipe)
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