The base could be covered with puréed spinach and topped with florets of broccoli and cauliflower, still with cheese.
We serve broccoli stems and florets steamed and tossed with a vinaigrette salad dressing just as you would a salad.
Broccoli stalks are puréed with butter to make a silky sauce for broccoli florets and pasta in a dish that has become one of my favorites.
Both dishes came with broccoli florets , peas, carrots and new potatoes all cooked to perfection, although the potatoes would have been tastier if a little butter had been melted over them.
The outermost two rows of florets on the flower head opened and anthesed on the same day.
It was served with a selection of silver-skin cocktail onions and cauliflower florets which had been pickled in vinegar so astringent it made my tongue shrivel and my teeth feel funny.
The accompanying vegetables were good too; finely-sliced gratin potatoes in a light cheese sauce, delicious boiled new potatoes in their skins, deep-fried cauliflower florets in batter, broccoli and carrots.
Each of these flower stalks has fewer florets , but the plant as a whole is quite lovely.
Both dishes came with fresh, seasonal vegetables including roast and boiled potatoes, cauliflower florets and carrots.
Each panicle was individually labelled with its flowering date, defined as the day on which pollen had been released in approximately two-thirds of the florets composing the panicle.