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Saffron recipes

34 Recipes
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Add a touch of luxury (saffron is the most expensive spice in the world) and a hit of vibrant auburn colour to your next dinner. Saffron's floral flavour works well in curries, risottos, stews and even sweet buns.


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  • Pollo en pepitoria on a plate

    Pollo en pepitoria

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Cook up a Spanish-inspired feast of chicken cooked with saffron, almonds, spices and sherry. Top with hard-boiled eggs and serve with rice

  • Smoked haddock, spring onion & saffron tart

    Smoked haddock, spring onion & saffron tart

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.8 ratings

    Creamy, cheesy and with a delicate smokiness, this tart makes a great change to quiche, but is just as simple to make

  • Honey saffron Christmas cake

    Honey saffron Christmas cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.20 ratings

    Has all the flavours of Christmas without being too heavy and can be made at the last minute too

  • Cream of garlic & saffron soup

    Cream of garlic & saffron soup

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Brian Glover's creamy soup is perfect served as a dinner party starter or as a tasty and light supper

  • Orange & saffron syrup cake

    Orange & saffron syrup cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    The citrus syrup makes for a wonderfully moist cake - great for afternoon tea or a dinner-party dessert

  • Saffron rice with chicken & peppers

    Saffron rice with chicken & peppers

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.9 ratings

    Infuse this super-healthy rice dish with the distinctive flavour of saffron - the dish is high in vitamin C, too

  • Seafood fideuà paella

    Seafood fideuà

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.6 ratings

    Try this paella with a difference, using fideo or vermicelli pasta instead of rice, with prawns, mussels, squid, monkfish and a sprinkling of saffron

  • Domino potato, cod, prawn and chorizo pie 2016

    Domino potato, cod, prawn & chorizo pie

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.17 ratings

    Fish pie is a universal comfort food, we've given it a Spanish twist and a domino effect potato topping. The saffron and chorizo add a real depth of flavour

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