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Saffron is used in many different cuisines all over the world. In India it is used with rice and some sweets, whilst in France and Spain it is popular in fish-based dishes. Below are a number of recipe ideas for the use of saffron in cooking.

  • Use saffron in the French “bouillabaisse”, a type of fish stew.
  • It is one of the main ingredients of the Spanish paella.
  • In Italian cooking it is used in “risotto a la Milanese”.
  • Use saffron to flavor and color rice.
  • Use in Indian biriyani rice dishes.
  • Add to coffee with cardamom for a Middle Eastern hot drink.
  • Saffron is a good spice to use with fish, such as cod or halibut, giving it excellent color and flavor.
  • Use for a Scandinavian-style saffron sweet cake.
  • Use to flavor ice cream, as they do in India.
  • Use in all types of curries.
  • Use to make Cornish saffron buns.
  • Add to sauces to give it color and a spicy flavor.
  • Add saffron to crab or fishcake mixtures.
  • Add to mayonnaise or garlic mayonnaise to give it a different color.
  • Add to soups for a bright color.
  • Saffron is also often partnered with chicken.

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Saffron pilaf Saffron pilaf

Saffron riceSaffron rice

Cardamom and saffron riceCardamom and saffron rice

Buttered saffron rice Buttered saffron rice

Saffron and cardamom pilaf Saffron and cardamom pilaf

Potatoes with saffron aioli Potatoes with saffron aioli

Mussels with saffron sauce Mussels with saffron sauce

Saffron steamed rice Saffron steamed rice

Saffron & pistachio rice Saffron & pistachio rice

Poached pears with saffron Poached pears with saffron

Crunchy saffron potatoes Crunchy saffron potatoes

Saffron and lamb pilaf Saffron and lamb pilaf

Saffron & lemon pilau Saffron & lemon pilau

Saffron prawn pilaf Saffron prawn pilaf

Microwave saffron pilaf Microwave saffron pilaf

Artichoke and saffron risotto Artichoke and saffron risotto

Spaghetti with mussels and saffron Spaghetti with mussels and saffron

Pea & saffron risotto Pea & saffron risotto

Honey and saffron kulfi Honey and saffron kulfi

Indian saffron kulfi Indian saffron kulfi

Saffron & chickpea pilaf Saffron & chickpea pilaf

Ricciarelle marinara with saffron Ricciarelle marinara with saffron

Chicken with saffron & cranberries Chicken with saffron & cranberries

Chicken korma with saffron Chicken korma with saffron

Saffron & grape pilaf Saffron & grape pilaf

Cinnamon and saffron chicken Cinnamon and saffron chicken

Tomato & saffron fish Tomato & saffron fish

Saffron rice with pistachio and radish Saffron rice with pistachio and radish

Saffron & sage baked potatoes Saffron & sage baked potatoes

Spiced chicken with saffron rice Spiced chicken with saffron rice

Spiced puddings with saffron apricots Spiced puddings with saffron apricots

Crab croquettes with saffron mayonnaise Crab croquettes with saffron mayonnaise

Creamy saffron and seafood fettuccine Creamy saffron and seafood fettuccine

Pistachio & saffron rice pilaf Pistachio & saffron rice pilaf

Steamed mussels with saffron butter Steamed mussels with saffron butter

Lemon chicken with saffron rice Lemon chicken with saffron rice

Coconut and saffron creamy rice Coconut and saffron creamy rice

Fish with saffron and coriander butter Fish with saffron and coriander butter

Saffron & pepper seafood broth Saffron & pepper seafood broth

Fig, walnut and saffron kulfi Fig, walnut and saffron kulfi

Vegetable koftas with saffron rice Vegetable koftas with saffron rice

Potato, saffron & prawn soup Potato, saffron & prawn soup

Saffron risotto with prawns and squid Saffron risotto with prawns and squid

Ossobuco with verjuice, fennel & saffron Ossobuco with verjuice, fennel & saffron

Fish, saffron and tomato stew Fish, saffron and tomato stew

Chicken, fennel and saffron ragout Chicken, fennel and saffron ragout

Beef kofta with saffron yoghurt Beef kofta with saffron yoghurt

Asparagus bundles with saffron and lemon butter Asparagus bundles with saffron and lemon butter

Braised lamb cutlets with saffron rice Braised lamb cutlets with saffron rice

Chargrilled prawn salad with saffron dressing Chargrilled prawn salad with saffron dressing

Ricotta cakes with tomato & saffron salsa Ricotta cakes with tomato & saffron salsa

Gulab jamun in honey and saffron syrup Gulab jamun in honey and saffron syrup

Chermoula fish with pistachio saffron rice Chermoula fish with pistachio saffron rice

Pork cutlets with saffron baked potatoes Pork cutlets with saffron baked potatoes

Fish soup with orange, saffron and dill Fish soup with orange, saffron and dill

Saffron chicken, prawn & chorizo paella Saffron chicken, prawn & chorizo paella

Prawn, tomato and chilli saffron pasta Prawn, tomato and chilli saffron pasta

Saffron and chicken rice (Morasah polow) Saffron and chicken rice (Morasah polow)

Spinach salad with saffron & yoghurt dressing Spinach salad with saffron & yoghurt dressing

Saffron spaghetti with crab, lemon and dill Saffron spaghetti with crab, lemon and dill

Saffron rice with seafood (arroz azafran marinera) Saffron rice with seafood (arroz azafran marinera)

Balmain bug and prawn salad with saffron vinaigrette Balmain bug and prawn salad with saffron vinaigrette

Saffron-spiced chicken kebabs with spinach salad Saffron-spiced chicken kebabs with spinach salad

Swordfish with saffron potato and preserved lemon salad Swordfish with saffron potato and preserved lemon salad

Roast potato salad with red capsicum and saffron Roast potato salad with red capsicum and saffron

Chargrilled prawns with lemony zucchini saffron risotto Chargrilled prawns with lemony zucchini saffron risotto

Lamb kofta with quke salad & saffron yoghurt Lamb kofta with quke salad & saffron yoghurt

Persian lamb fillets with green pea & saffron rice Persian lamb fillets with green pea & saffron rice

Seared scallops & vegetable fettuccine with saffron beurre blanc Seared scallops & vegetable fettuccine with saffron beurre blanc

Middle Eastern-style lamb shanks with saffron rice Middle Eastern-style lamb shanks with saffron rice

Indian cardamom rice pudding with saffron honey pears Indian cardamom rice pudding with saffron honey pears

Saffron roast chicken with wild rice and apricot stuffing Saffron roast chicken with wild rice and apricot stuffing

Pork skewers with bean, pea & zucchini saffron rice Pork skewers with bean, pea & zucchini saffron rice

Turkey with saffron butter and preserved lemon & olive stuffing Turkey with saffron butter and preserved lemon & olive stuffing

Saffron, date & lemon semolina cake with ricotta filling Saffron, date & lemon semolina cake with ricotta filling

Trevalla and potato saffron ravioli with basil pine nut butter Trevalla and potato saffron ravioli with basil pine nut butter

Saffron-french toast with smoked salmon and salmon Roe Saffron-french toast with smoked salmon and salmon Roe

Shrikhand Shrikhand

Oven-baked risotto Oven-baked risotto

Chicken with preserved lemon Chicken with preserved lemon

 

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