Cauliflower steaks

Preparation time
overnight

Cooking time
10 to 30 mins

Serves
Serves 2

Dietary
Vegetarian

These cauliflower steaks are seasoned with a fragrant curry oil and served with salty grapes and capers.

By Bryn Williams

Ingredients

For the curry oil

  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 5g coriander seeds, crushed
  • small piece of cinnamon stick
  • 100ml/3½fl oz vegetable oil
  • 2 lime leaves

For the cauliflower steaks

  • 1 whole cauliflower, cut in half
  • 50g/1¾oz butter, diced
  • 10g fresh thyme sprigs
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • fresh mint leaves, to garnish

For the salted grapes

  • 60g/2¼oz red seedless grapes, halved
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp rock sea salt
  • 40g/1½oz golden raisins, blanched
  • 40g/1½oz Lilliput capers

For the polenta

  • 750ml/26fl oz vegetable stock
  • 200g/7oz polenta
  • 50g/1¾oz butter
  • 50g/1¾oz freshly grated Parmesan