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Serves 2 (v)
Scorched Cauliflower
by Scott Hallsworth
founder of Kurobuta at Harvey Nichols Knightsbridge
A light starter to whet any appetite, or when you say you‘re on a diet but still crave a hug from butter. Perfect with just-cooked rice in the morning (or chucked into a stir-fry with simple noodles).



150g Cauliflower cut into bitesize pieces
20ml Dark soy
60g Butter
10ml Salted yuzu juice
Swig of Olive oil
Pinch of Sea salt
20ml Sake
Finely chopped chives, chillies
  1. Crank your oven up to inferno (pizza ovens or even a covered BBQ is fine)
  2. Toss the cauliflower chunks with the olive oil, sake and sea salt.
  3. Pour onto a heavy-duty oven tray lined with a baking tray and scatter the butter chunks all over.
  4. Roast until golden
  5. Serve up – drizzle with soy and yuzu juice, top with chives.

* Squeeze a lemon over to accentuate the chives and chilli flavours.



Serve as a side dish with a bowl of rice and sunny-side-up eggs


Harvey Nichols, 4th floor
109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7RJ

Now, while this dish may not drop any culinary panties when it comes to complexity, if cooked with the right dose of love (i.e garlic & chillies) it packs a punch – almost to the point it can rock a solo on your table, with a bowl of rice on base guitar. Also seen on the list of mouth-watering BBQ numbers at the newly opened Kurobuta at Harvey Nichols – inspired by Japanese Izakayas and their tapas-and-drinks gastropubs, one of my favourite time-out points when meetings bring us out to Knightsbridge. Order the Scorched Cauliflower and the Baby Shrimp Tempura with Kimchee mayo to start, followed by a Tuna Sashimi Pizza with Truffle Ponzu. Slosh it all down with an icy sweet lychee mocktail. Ask for a booth for a spectacular view over Sloane Street, or for an peek of the windows at the Mandarin Oriental across the road.


Right: Robata Pork Ribs with Honey-Soy-Ginger Glaze




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  1. Hmmm love cauliflowers!

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  2. La Bijoux Bella | by mia

    Yasss, the cauliflower never look so delicious and healthy. I love eating them too. The place looks immaculate! Fabulous post! :)

    La Bijoux Bella | by mia

  3. I’ve had roasted cauliflower before and it’s delicious and super addictive. Love the idea of spicing those babies up!

  4. Oh, I feel inspired! This looks so delicious! I love simple meals with an exotic hint.


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  7. Looks good and so freaking delicious :)

  8. This looks so tasty! Beautiful shots as always x

    Jessica — WS Community

  9. The scorched cauliflower had me mouthwatering..! I’m going to make myself a proper meal now!

  10. James Mtumer

    I love this. .Great posting.. Keep it up..

  11. The scorched cauliflower had me mouthwatering..! I’m going to make myself a proper meal now! Thanks

  12. This looks so delicious and I love cauliflowers.


  13. Cauliflower never looked so good!


  14. This looks amazing. It is great to see food that looks both healthy and delicious.


  15. I love everything about this- from the cauliflower and yuzu to the sake and Izakayas inspiration to the Knightsbridge views! This post, along with your entire blog, is beautiful. I’m thrilled I stopped by.

    XOXO, Amy @ Jeans and a Tea

  16. it looked delicious

  17. Wow! It looks really delicious and so easy and straightforward to make.

  18. Holy bologna. I’ve never seen cauliflower look so beautiful & enticing. Gorgeous photos and beautiful storytelling.


  19. The photos looks so good, makes me wanna eat this right now! Healhy & delicious, what more can you ask for ;)


  20. Amazing photos, everything looks so good.


  21. I’ve never cooked cauliflowers this way. Looks delicious and the photos are beautiful!

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  22. This looks amazing! Definitely need to try this.

  23. Sevim

    Hmmm love Japanessee cauliflowers!

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  24. Great

  25. style unique and perfect!!!
    Thank for information verry necessary

  26. Cauliflower is one of the favorite vegetable of mine in particular in winter period.
    I love it so much and it is so healthy for sure! (rich in vitamin, minerals and collagene!)
    Must have for every women.

  27. Its tasty . It’s called Súp lơ in my country

  28. I’ve had roasted cauliflower before and it’s delicious and super addictive. Love the idea of spicing those babies up!

  29. Its tasty . It’s called Súp lơ in my country