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Abuelo’s Rabbit Paella

I had the pleasure of making this paella along with my friend Maria. She immigrated here from Madrid and while making this for me, she was beaming with nostalgia. She told me how her grandpa, …

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Saffron Poached Leeks

This versatile side dish will become a spring time staple. Perfect alongside everything from roast meat to vegetarian pasta, the leeks are tender, buttery and melt in your mouth. After a little prep work they …

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Flour Tortillas

Flour Tortillas

It’s no secret that flour tortillas are champions of versatility! You can top them with anything, fill them with anything, and they work great for snacks or for meals. What’s less well known, however, is …

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Saffron Raspberry Rolls

Saffron Raspberry Rolls

Using a bit of creativity, spices can be the perfect spark to elevate familiar comfort foods to new heights. This is especially true when they’re utilized in nontraditional ways. These rolls are elegant and exotic, …

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Saffron Barberry Nougat

Saffron Barberrie Nougat

Yes, really! This stunner of a candy recipe makes a festive treat for the holidays. Sweet and chewy, tart and crunchy, it is impossible to resist. Two pinches of saffron are enough to get a …

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Saffron Lemonade

Saffron Lemonade

We often get asked how to use saffron and this is one of our favorite and unique ways. A little goes a long way with this flavorful brew and it is so easy to make. …

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Saffron Pear Butter

Buttery and sweet, simple yet exotic, this saffron pear butter is wonderful on so many levels! With only a handful of ingredients and a straightforward process, you can make a jar to have on hand …

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Pakhlava 600

Pakhlava

We were thrilled to feature Olia Hercules‘ new book Kaukasis: A Culinary Journey through Georgia, Azerbaijan and Beyond for our March 2017 Cookbook Club selection and continue to revisit these amazing recipes. Full of stunning …

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Pink Peppercorn and Ginger Poached Pears

Here’s a show-stopping dessert from from My Two Souths and Chef Asha Gomez. Based on her love of pears here in the US, this gorgeous Pink Peppercorn and Ginger Poached Pears recipe had us eagerly awaiting …

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Down South Goat Biryani

From My Two Souths and Chef Asha Gomez, we get this stunning recipe for Down South Goat Biryani.  With her love of Deep-South cooking as well as her southern Indian roots, this recipe is sure to …

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Chicken Drumsticks with Spices and Coconut Milk

This lovely recipe comes from Béatrice Peltre’s My French Family Table, the World Spice Cookbook Selection for May 2017.  This recipe is one of the author’s favorite chicken “go to recipes” for when she needs …

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Mummy’s Nutty Saffron Rice

  If you’re looking for a spectacular side dish, perfect for any dinner, look no further than this delicious Saffron Rice. It’s easier to make than you might think…but you don’t have to let anyone …

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Sheermal (semi-sweet saffron and cardamom-enriched bread)

Summers Under The Tamarind Tree: Recipes and memories from Pakistan, the World Spice Cookbook Club featured selection for April 2017 showcases a full-flavored cuisine with Arabic and Far East Asian influences on many dishes. Author …

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Saffron Apricots

The February 2017  Cookbook Club Meet & Eat featured “a modern way to cook” by Anna Jones. It’s a wonderful cookbook that shows how you can still prepare healthy, nourishing vegetarian food, even if you have time …

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