Potato-crusted saffron rice

A gently sweetened rice and potato bake perfumed with saffron, though it’s fried really, not [...]

Saffron zoolbiya (deep-fried pastry with saffron sugar syrup)

This simple yet addictive deep-fried Persian dessert works equally well with any kind of sugar [...]

Chicken, lemon and saffron kebab (joojeh kabab)

Some versions of this insanely easy-to-make Iranian classic feature yoghurt and ground, dried chilli in [...]

Saffron chicken (morq-e-zaferani)

This homely Persian chicken dish makes a great weeknight dinner. Fragrant with saffron and lemon, [...]


Roast chicken is a classic dish all over the world. In this beautiful version from [...]

Grilled Saffron Rack Of Lamb

  Ingredients 6 SERVINGS 2 racks of lamb (3–3 1/2 lb. total), rib bones frenched [...]

Lemon Buttermilk Pie With Saffron

  Ingredients 8 SERVINGS Buttermilk Pie Dough 1¼ cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar ½ [...]

Saffron-Pear Lollipops

Ingredients MAKES 30 SERVINGS Nonstick vegetable oil spray (optional) 2 tablespoons finely chopped candied ginger [...]

Chorizo And Shrimp Paella

Bomba rice is a short-grain, starchy type, and its ideal texture is tender but chewy [...]