Savoury cauliflower pie

You really don’t want to miss out on the pleasure of a lovely appetizer during the cheery days of the summer holidays, to share with your friends and relatives? The summer is emerging at last, and you fancy trying a starter with strong, inviting flavours, before serving a delicious dinner to guests salivating with anticipation? Well, start your party by offering an amazing cauliflower pie, flavoured with the perfect ingredients to whet your appetite, such as delicious dried fruit, or some irresistible cheese - the recipe allows you to add as much as you like of the latter for that extra touch of flavour. With this original dish it will not take much effort to serve something rather out of the ordinary, which, when eaten outdoors with a lovely glass of Prosecco, will show off your culinary creativity worthy of the best restaurants.

Ingredients

  • strong flour 250 grams
  • butter 100 grams Soft, in pieces
  • salt
  • water 70 millilitres Cold
  • cauliflower Half a boiled cauliflower
  • raisins A handful of raisins
  • walnut kernel Some walnut kernels
  • parmesan Thinly sliced
Information
60 minutes Total time
40 minutes Active time
Serves 4 persons
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Preparation

Begin preparing the shortcrust pastry working the flour with the butter, water and salt quickly. Form a ball and set aside. Boil the cauliflower, drain and place in a colander. Put the raisins soak in warm water. Divide the dough into two parts and roll out into two circles. Add the cauliflower florets, then the drained raisins and chopped walnuts to the first circle. Then arrange the slices of parmesan over the top. Cover with the second circle of dough and bake for 35-40 minutes at 180°C.

Tips
If you want to enjoy an aperitif in the company of friends and family, your cauliflower quiche should be accompanied by a good bottle of slightly fruity Prosecco.
Trivia
Cauliflower pie is a great appetizer that despite its name suggesting French cuisine, has its origins in Germany.

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