Wednesday November 16, 2011 23:25

Cauliflower Soup (With Curry Paste) Recipe

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I got the Shark GS500 Press & Refresh Garment Steamer after my upright steamer stopped working (conveniently shortly after warranty expired…). So this was an impulse purchase, I had to have something, since I steam my dress shirt and pants every morning before work.

So lets start with the Good:
It works. It provides extremely hot steam at a good rate. The “ironing plate” at the top actually helps. I guess one could say this product actually delivers.

The bad, and the reason i returned it:
1) Very heavy, which makes it clumsy, it’s very hard to use at an angle etc.
2) Very little water reserve.
3) For my needs I needed something that I could hang the garment, and i have the space.
4) The little pad where the steam comes out kept popping out. (not a biggie if you ask me)

So to sum it up, if you live in a place that will not accommodate a standing steamer, this is an excellent choice. Though it will take counter space ūüôā (Something must give)

If you have the space I highly recommend the Jiffy Steamer J-2000 Residential Series 1300-Watt Garment Steamer. ¬†The one thing about the Jiffy Steamer is that at the first few uses it won’t produce as much steam as it should. ¬†So give it a few uses break in period. This is the one I ended up getting and I use it now daily.

Ingredients:

1 head cauliflower,
cut into florets
1 onion, cut into chunks
3-4 cloves garlic,
halved
4-5 cups vegetable stock, depending on how thick you like your soup  (You can use 1 qt of water and 4 table spoons of Osem Vegetable Consomme).
1 (14 ounce) can coconut milk
1 tablespoon curry paste

 

Directions:

Cut the cauliflower to florets (remove stems), Also cut the onions into chunks as well as half the garlic.

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F). Place the cauliflower, onion, and garlic on a baking sheet (make your life easier put it over an aluminum foil). Bake until crispy, 30 minutes or so.

   

 

Combine vegetable stock, coconut milk, and curry paste into a pan and get to a boil. Add the roasted vegetables and reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and let simmer for 15-20 minutes.

   

 

In 2 or 3 batches use a Blender/mixer and mix it until nice creamy. (About 1 minute on medium then high)

   

 

Sprinkle some fresh ground black pepper and Viola ! Enjoy the most delicious soup!

   

 

 

Please comment how you liked this soup!

 

 

 

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