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Pan Roasted Roman Cauliflower with Caramelized Garlic, Red Pepper & Pecorino Over Hand Made Pappardelle

Pan Roasted Roman Cauliflower with Caramelized Garlic, Red Pepper & Pecorino Over Hand Made Pappardelle

Pan Roasted Roman Cauliflower with Caramelized Garlic, Red Pepper & Pecorino Over Hand Made Pappardelle

Even without the "wow factor" of making your own fresh pasta, this simple, visually interesting dish has plenty of "wow" factor to go the flavor mile.Choosing the right extra virgin olive oil to use in this dish was crucial with so few ingredients involved.  The simple yet luxuriant sauce relies heavily on the olive oil used.For this application, I went with Ultra Premium A.L. Arbequina IOO346.  It had the right herbaceous apple-peel notes and just enough pepper which juxtaposed perfectly with the earthy-nuttiness of the roasted cauliflower,  sweet caramelized garlic, and savory saltiness of the Pecorino cheese.  The taste testers (my family)...

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