It has a high content of Vitamin C and potassium and very low calorie
Whitish inflorescence spherical, surrounded by more or less green leaves. The cauliflower has an approximate size of 40 cm in diameter.
Family: Vegetable inflorescence
Scientific Family: Cruciferae
Varieties: Diploma, Hybrid Freemon, Syria
Nutritional value: 30 calories per 100 grams
Recommended grams per day: 250 grams (1 plate)
Features / Benefits: Among the many minerals it contains, the cauliflower is potassium, phosphorus, sulfur, calcium and magnesium. The leaves contain vitamin A and vitamin C. It also has inflorescence malic and citric acid. The cauliflower has on the body a diuretic action, anti-anemic, laxative and purifying the blood. antirheumatic and antiarthritic also.
Season: September to June (outdoor)
Production areas: The main producers of cauliflower are India, China, Italy and France. Grown in Spain in La Rioja, Navarra, Barcelona, Valencia, Madrid, Murcia, Toledo, Cadiz, Castellon, Sevilla, Granada).
Plant Name: Cauliflower
Trivia: It is native to the Middle East (Syria and Lebanon) and Egyptians cultivated it since the fourth century BC. Its cultivation did not spread, but, until the seventeenth century.
Preparation and consumption: The healthiest way to prepare is boiled with potatoes or pureed. It is very indigestible if consumed fried, steamed, fried, au gratin, etc.