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Updated: Mar 22, 2022

Who is a cauliflower lover???

How do you cook with it??

Cauliflower + miso + milk

These three combine together to make another go-to recipe for your list!

When you make the soup, it becomes very creamy and thick but you can still taste the flavor of cauliflower.

This dish can be enjoyed both cold and hot plus it can be easily made vegan!

In Japan, it’s getting very hot and humid, so I enjoyed this cold soup together with edamame risotto.

With the leftovers, I made a pasta by adding in some cheese, chicken and broccoli.

It’s just like a creamy pasta which my kids love, but inside there are load of hidden veggies in the soup! I feel a huge sense of satisfaction when my kids finish everything without realizing that I sneaked in veggies. Haha.



<Yield> 5-6 servings

<Prep time> 5 minutes

<Cook time> 15 minutes


1 small cauliflower (550g)

500ml soy milk/ any kind of milk

200g enoki mushrooms/ any other mushroom

100ml rice wine / white wine

1 onion

1-3 tablespoons water (if needed)

1½ tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon-1 tablespoon of white miso / yellow miso

(NO red miso for this recipe)

1 teaspoon salt

1 bullion cube

<Optional toppings>

any fresh herbs / basil, parsley

black pepper



1. Chop the onion, enoki mushrooms and cauliflower into small pieces. Heat the olive oil over high heat then add in the vegetables and salt. Stir them vigorously.

2. Splash in the rice wine and keep string until the vegetable have wilted. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of water a couple times to prevent burning if needed.

3. Puree the vegetables with an immersion blender and add in the milk and bouillon cube. Add in the miso paste and dissolve completely. Adjust the taste by adding in salt or water to thin the soup out. Refrigerate if you want it to be cold. Serve into bowls, sprinkle with some black pepper and drizzle some olive oil. Now it's ready to be enjoyed♡

<Miwa’s tips>

・The cauliflower mixture can burn easily at the beginning so you want to stir it periodically until you add in the liquid.

・Depending on which bouillon cube you are using, the sodium content will differ. Please adjust the final taste before serving.

・The sodium percentage of miso paste varies from 5% to 15%. I’m using a 6% one. So I added 1 tablespoon to my soup, but you might want to control how much you are adding anywhere between 1 tsp -1 tbsp. If your miso paste is salty, you might want to only add 1 teaspoon. Please dissolve the miso paste in a ladle first before you mix it into the soup otherwise you will have lumps in the soup.

<Recommended side dishes>

<Storage time>

Store in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.

<MIWA’s recommendations♡>

- First E-cookbooks are now available! I hope this will be helpful and enjoyable in your kitchen^^

-Please check out beautiful Japanese tableware to decorate your table! Use my code MIWA to get 5% off from your purchase!

-If you need very sharp quality knife, I highly recommend this handmade Japanese knife made by 80 years old Japanese maker!

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Sep 12, 2021

Delicious, thank you!

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