This creamy, silky, snowy white cauliflower puree is the most beautiful bowl of healthy and tasty soup. I can never get over how pretty it is, and therefore it has made many appearances on my dinner party tables, and makes an absolutely perfect starter for Christmas or New Years dinner.
The best part (besides its good looks) is how light it is. I sip the hot soup directly from the bowl, and have been known to finish a whole batch myself over a day or two- eek! I love a drizzle of truffle oil on the top, but have garnished with everything from fresh herbs and edible flowers to a single sterile bird feather on the top of each bowl (now that’s a fancy presentation).
When having a cocktail party, this is lovely served in shot glasses or espresso cups as a hot appetizer. However, this soup is delicious enough to pass the test with my children and I will often send a thermos of this hot soup in their lunch boxes- very versatile!
Born and raised in a large family in Seattle, Heather graduated from the University of Washington then attended the California Culinary Academy, Le Cordon Bleu. She spent several years throwing spectacular cocktail and dinner parties as well as serving as private chef for her Seattle clients. When Heather married in 2006, she hung up her chef’s coat and began her blog, HeatherChristo.com, dedicated to great food, drinks and entertaining. Heather and her husband Pete have two beautiful young daughters, Olympia and Colette, and in early 2014 Heather and both of her daughters were diagnosed with severe food allergies. Turning Lemons into Lemonade, Heather has totally rededicated her passions into creating delicious allergy free recipes that everyone can enjoy without missing a thing!
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