Roasted Cauliflower and Onion Savory Cake

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“Green Eggs and Ham was the story of my life.  I wouldn’t eat a thing when I was a kid, but Dr. Seuss inspired me to try cauliflower!”

Jim Carrey

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I have a reputation to live up to.  I was dubbed “The Cauliflower Queen” last year when I seemed to be making a lot of dishes with this cruciferous vegetable.  After a hiatus, I am back!!!  And I wonder if  Jim Carrey could be pursuaded to eat this interesting cauliflower cake?

The inspiration for this cake came from a recipe of Yotam Ottolenghi.  The original was made in a springform pan with boiled cauliflower florets.  I slow roasted the cauliflower with the sweet onion to bring out the flavors and develop some color.  I made mine in a rectangular pan as I was to serve it as an appetizer and wanted to cut it into bite sized pieces.   It  really was more like a dense frittata than a cake.  I added some classic salsa as a dip on the side.   Continue reading