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Saffron Aioli

Saffron Aioli

Description: Aioli is a Spanish condiment which is traditionally made from garlic and olive oil. This version includes an egg yolk which help it to emulsify and of course, some saffron for fantastic colour and flavour. Saffron aioli goes really well with poached fish or use it as an accompaniment to fried entrees like cauliflower […]

Nargesi Esfenaaj


Servings: 3 Ingredients Fresh spinach, 1kg Eggs, 3 Onion, 2 – 3 small, thinly sliced Garlic, 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped Cooking Oil Pinch of Persian All Red Saffron Salt Black pepper Instructions: STEP 1:Wash spinach and cut into small pieces. Slightly cook with half a cup of water and a bit of salt […]

Saffron Broth with Chicken meatball & Chickpeas

Saffron Broth with chicken meatball and chickpeas

Description: Saffron broth with chicken meatballs and chickpeas This is a really homely and satisfying dish that’s popular with adults and kids alike. Its best with homemade chicken stock however I have to admit to cheating once or twice with good quality bought stock which was also very nice. You can serve this as an […]

Kashmiri Qorma

Kashmiri Qorma with saffron

Description: This is a beautiful aromatic curry from the Kashmiri region in India. The addition of the fried raisins at the end gives it a great variation in texture and sweetness. This is a beautiful aromatic curry from the Kashmiri region in India. The addition of the fried raisins at the end gives it a […]

A Spanish Paella


Serves: 4 Ingredients 14 oz jar artichoke hearts, drained and quartered (reserve the liquid) ½ cup brown rice 1 teaspoon salt 24 fl.oz water 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped ½ cup celery, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons thyme, freshly chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped […]

Tunisian Lamb with Saffron (Keleya Zaara)

tunisisan lamb wih safforn

Serves: 4 Ingredients ¼ cup vegetable oil 1½ pounds cubed lamb stew meat 1½ teaspoons saffron Salt and pepper to taste 1 large onion, chopped Instructions: STEP 1:Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. STEP 2:Add the lamb and cook until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. STEP 3:Season with […]

Saffron-Vanilla Snickerdoodles

Ingredients About 30 threads of saffron (to yield ⅛ teaspoon ground saffron) ½ vanilla bean 2 tablespoons milk 2 cups (9.9 oz / 280g) all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup packed light brown sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 egg, at room […]