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What is cauliflower?
A: Cauliflower is one of several vegetables in the species Brassica oleracea, in
the family Brassicaceae.
It is an annual plant that reproduces by what method?
Typically, only what part of the plant is eaten?
A: The head.
The cauliflower head is composed of a what?
A: A white inflorescence meristem.
Cauliflower heads resemble those in what green vegetable?
A: Broccoli, which differs in having flower buds.
Where does cauliflower get its name?
A: From Latin caulis (cabbage) and flower.
Brassica oleracea also includes what?
A: Broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, collard greens, and
What are four major groups of cauliflower?
A: Italian, Northern European annuals, Northwest European biennial, and Asian
Italian cauliflower is the ancestral form from which what?
A: The other groups were derived.
Northern European annual are used in Europe and North
America for what?
A: Summer and fall harvest.
When was it developed in Germany?
A: In the 18th century.
It is used where?
A: It’s used in Europe for winter and early spring harvest.
Where was Northwest European biennial developed?
A: In France in the 19th century.
Asian is a tropical cauliflower used in what countries?
A: China and India.
Where was it was developed?
A: In India during the 19th century from the now-abandoned Cornish type.
How many historic and current commercial varieties of
cauliflower are being used around the world?
A comprehensive list of about 80 North American varieties
is maintained where?
A: At North Carolina State University.
Orange cauliflower contains 25% more “what" than white
A: Vitamin A.
This trait came from a natural mutant found in a
cauliflower field in what country?
Green cauliflower, of the B. oleracea botrytis group, is
sometimes called what?
It is available both with the normal curd shape and a
variant spiky curd called what?
A: Romanesco broccoli.
Both types have been commercially available in the U.S. and
Europe since when?
A: The early 1990s.
The purple color in purple cauliflower is caused by the
presence of what antioxidant group?
A: Anthocyanins, which can also be found in red cabbage and red
Cauliflower is low in fat, low in carbohydrates but high in
A: Dietary fiber, folate, water, and vitamin C, possessing a high nutritional
Cauliflower contains several phytochemicals, common in the
cabbage family, that what?
A: Might be beneficial to human health.
Cauliflower can be roasted, boiled, fried, steamed, or
When cooking, what are removed and discarded?
A: The outer leaves and thick stalks.
The leaves are also edible, but are most often what?
The florets should be broken into similar-sized pieces so
they are what?
A: Cooked evenly.
After eight minutes of steaming, or five minutes of
boiling, the florets should what?
A: They should be soft, but not mushy.
Low carbohydrate dieters can use cauliflower as a
reasonable substitute for what?
A: Potatoes or rice.
The oldest record of cauliflower dates back to when?
A: The 6th century B.C. Pliny wrote about it in the 2nd century.
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