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Risotto Milanese

saffron RISOTTO MILANESE

Traditional Italian risotto which highlights the warm, aromatic flavour of saffron. It is great on its own with salad or as an accompaniment to osso bucco, chicken, veal or pork. Ingredients Pinch saffron threads 1 litre chicken stock 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion diced 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 ½ cups Arborio Rice […]

Saffron Broth with Chicken meatball & Chickpeas

Saffron Broth with chicken meatball and chickpeas

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 entree […]

Kashmiri Qorma

Kashmiri Qorma with saffron

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. Serves 4-6 This is a beautiful aromatic curry from the Kashmiri region in India. The addition of the fried raisins at the end gives it […]

Steamed Mussels in a Saffron Broth

steamed mussels in a saffron broth

Ingredients 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads, crushed 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 1/2 tablespoons whipping cream 1 (8-ounce) bottle clam juice 4 pounds mussels, scrubbed and debearded Preparation Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion to pan; sauté for […]

Creamy Saffron Shrimp with Gnocchi and Caramelized Onion

cream saffron shrimp with gnocchi and caramelize onion

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 1 large onion, thinly sliced 6 mushrooms, sliced 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 (16 ounce) package potato gnocchi 20 peeled and deveined large shrimp (21 to 30 per pound) 3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream 1 teaspoon paprika 1 pinch saffron Salt to taste 2 tablespoons shredded fresh basil 1/4 […]