Saffron uses belongs to the iris family, and has had a plethora of uses throughout time. As far back as the writings of Galen and Hippocrates, saffron was mentioned as a medical treatment...
This creamy saffron pasta is a bowl of technicolor decadence. Rich and creamy with the wonderful floral, musky, earthy, semi-sweet taste of saffron. Undeniably delicious and almost impossible to describe saffron is a...
Cooking with Saffron Threads
Cooking with saffron threads is much easier than what most people think. Saffron threads are quite frail and can easily be crumbled between your fingers, although for a more uniform powder,...
Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) has been an important subject of interest for research teams in the past two decades because of its various biological properties. Chemical analysis has shown the presence of more than...
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Georgian Rice Salad with Eggplant & Tart Cherries
2 cups basmati rice 4 cups water 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, butter, or ghee 3 teaspoons salt 4 Chinese eggplants,...
We eat a lot of chicken. I love it grilled, roasted, pan fried, deep fried, and simply boiled in aromatics. With that said, I can easy get bored with the same seasonings that...
"Keep it simple is the idea in this recipe. The beef is marinated in a mixture of lime juice and onion, seasoned with salt and pepper, and grilled. Serve with a Persian style pilaf."
Saffron Risotto with Shrimp and Pressure Cooker
Heat the olive oil in a 7-liter pressure cooker over medium-high heat.
Add the onion, garlic, fennel seeds, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste.
Cook, stirring occasionally, until the...
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Here’s another great rice recipe when plain basmati rice just won’t do. The saffon adds such a lovely, bright golden color to the rice, in...
History of Persian Saffron
Due to its unparalleled taste, rarity and numerous health benefits, saffron is considered as one of the costliest spices in the world. Since it cannot be found everywhere but only a...