I’m doing a 5-days raw food diet, so this roasted cauliflower bowl with cinnamon and cumin is pretty much the incarnation of food paradise right now. It’s raining outside and considerably cold. I long for a cup of hot tea and well … roasted veggies. I wouldn’t even mind eating them cold, I just love the flavour of roasted vegetables and fruits (baked banana anyone?).
It all start with the process of preparing your food to be roasted in the oven or in a pan, followed by an insanely delicious smell that fills your kitchen and warms your hearts and ends with a richly satisfying bite. Before I started my hobby cooking career (I now spend more than 10 min in the kitchen to make food), I would roast about everything – preferably in a pan. Pan-roasting vegetables is not only the easiest but also the best way to bring out intense flavours. You can literally roast every vegetable and I think it completely changes the taste. Do you also know quite a few people that don’t like steamed or cooked cauliflower or brussels sprouts? That’s the thing, it’s almost like a tradition – my family did it, yours maybe too but a lot of others for sure – cooking, and even worse, overcooking vegetables. Here is the not-so-secret secret. Roast your cauliflower and brussels sprouts instead….