Place garlic and shallots into TM mixing bowl and chop 5 sec / speed 6. Scrape down sides and add butter. Saute 3 min / 100°C / speed 1.
Add the cauliflower and chop 5 sec / speed 7, scrape down sides.
Add milk, remove MC and cook 15 min / VAROMA / speed 2.
Add cheese and blend 30 sec / speed 5. Scrape down sides and repeat.
NON THERMOMIX METHOD
Roughly chop the cauliflower into small pieces and place into a saucepan with the milk. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook, covered with a lid for 10 - 15 minutes until soft.
Finely dice the garlic and shallots. Saute in a frypan with the butter, over low heat for 3 minutes. (til softened not browned).
Combine the cauliflower, milk, garlic, shallots and cheese in a food processor and blend until smooth.
Mac n Cheese
In a large bowl combine the cooked pasta, chicken, spinach, cream and cauliflower sauce.
Pour into a greased baking dish and top with cheese (add more if you like yours cheesy) and bread crumbs.
Bake for 20 minutes until golden and crispy.
Serve sprinkled with parsley.
You could add anything you like e.g. peas, corn, grated zucchini, carrot, bacon, ham.