Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

The unpretentious cauliflower becomes decadently creamy and comforting when prepared like mashed potatoes and enriched with mild fresh cheese.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim the cauliflower, discarding the leaves. Cut the vegetable into chunks and place in a saucepan with the bay leaf and a little salt. Add enough water to cover generously, then bring to the boil. Half-cover the pan, lower the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes of until the cauliflower is very tender.
  2. Drain thoroughly and discard the bay leaf. Clean out the saucepan and return the cauliflower to it. Mash the vegetable with a fork to break it up well, then purée it thoroughly using a hand blender.
  3. Place the pan over a low heat and beat in the fromage frais. Season to taste generously with salt and pepper and serve the cauliflower mash hot, sprinkled with chopped parsley.

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