It is native to Mediterranean basin, it spread in Roman times through trade. Cultivated in almost all the world, in Italy is mostly grown in central and southern regions. The cauliflower name comes from the Latin caulis (stalk-stem) and floris (flower), it is a biennial plant (white head) with intense green colour thick ribs leaves. Cauliflower is rich in vitamin C and for this reason, was boarded to prevent scurvy on ships sail to the discovery of America. It contains 25 calories per 100 grams, it is useful in case of diabetes, in fact, fats and carbohydrates arrive just to 2 grams. To get the most benefit from this vegetable, it should be eaten at least 2 or 3 times a week.