The local supermarket sells a green cauliflower that looks like it wants to be Romanesco, but it's not quite as pointy.
But today, I found it at the farmers market. Just a few small pieces.
I bought them all, then came home and started taking photos because I thought it was sooooo pretty. Every angle was different, and I thought that closeups would be pretty darned cool.
And, well, I have a new camera, so I wanted to play with all of the settings and see what sort of photos I'd end up with. So here are just some of the photos...
Some of them had a bit of purple on them, which I thought was really striking
The spiral patterns are interesting.
Here's a whole forest of Romanesco.
Sort of alien-looking, isn't it?
Another alien landscape.
And if aliens had Christmas trees, this is what they'd look like.
As far as cooking, I figured that simple would be better. Steamed with a little salt and butter, and that was it.