Month: September 2016

September 8, 2016 Supersia

French Mussels Total Time: 25 min Servings: 2 Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 shallots, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 pounds mussels, cleaned 1 cup dry white wine 1/2 cup heavy cream 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces 1/2 bunch fresh parsley, chopped Kosher salt Crusty bread, to serve Directions Heat…

September 8, 2016 Supersia

Bouillabaisse Total Time: 80 min Servings: 6 Ingredients: 2 baby fennel 60ml (1/4 cup) extra virgin olive oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 leeks, white part only, finely chopped 1 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed 1/4 teaspoon firmly packed saffron threads 1.75L (7 cups) fish stock (see…

September 8, 2016 Supersia

Saffron Mash Potatoes Servings: 4 Total Time: 70 min Ingredients: 5 cups chicken stock 1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon saffron threads, crushed 1/2 cup milk 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and ground black pepper to taste Directions: Bring chicken stock, potatoes, garlic, and saffron to a boil in a large pot;…

September 8, 2016 Supersia

Sea Scallop Brochettes with Orange-Saffron Aioli Servings: 8 Ingredients: Aioli 2 large egg yolks 6 tablespoons fresh orange juice, divided 1/8 teaspoon saffron threads 1 tablespoon finely grated orange peel 1 small garlic clove 1 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice Water (optional)  Brochettes 24 medium sea scallops 8 8-inch metal or bamboo…

September 8, 2016 Supersia

Gilding of Shrimp and Saffron Rice Serves: 4 Total Time: 1 hour Ingredients 2 1/2 cups water Crystal Geyser Alpine Spring Water Perrier Mineral Water Lime 1 teaspoon salt, divided 1/4-1/2 teaspoon saffron threads, 1 cup long-grain brown rice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 medium yellow summer squash, quartered lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch-thick…

September 8, 2016 Supersia

Lime-Saffron Syrup Ingredients 3/4 cup water 1/4 cup lime juice 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon grated lime zest 5 saffron threads 5 cardamom pods, crushed Directions Combine the water, lime juice, sugar, lime zest, saffron threads, and cardamom pods in a medium saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and…

September 8, 2016 Supersia

Saffron Gin and Tonic Serves: 1 Ingredients 1.5 ounces of gin 1 lime, (½ juiced and ½ used for garnish) 8 ounces of tonic water 1 cup of ice 2.5 tablespoons of Saffron Syrup* (recipe could be found here) Directions In a mixing glass add gin, saffron syrup, and lime juice Stir mixture then add tonic water, stir…

September 8, 2016 Supersia

Saffron and Cider Serves: 1 Ingredients 1 1⁄2 oz. pisco 1 oz. fresh lemon juice 3⁄4 oz. unsweetened apple cider 1⁄4 oz. simple syrup 4 dashes Bar Keep saffron bitters, plus a drop for garnish 2 sprigs rosemary Directions Combine pisco, lemon juice, cider, syrup, bitters, and 1 sprig rosemary in an ice-filled shaker. Shake…

September 7, 2016 Supersia

Saffron Risotto Total Time: 1 hour Ingredients 5 cups beef stock or 5 cups chicken stock 1 pinch saffron (1 sachet) 6 tablespoons butter 1 onion, finely chopped 1 1⁄2 cups arborio rice (if you can find it, carnaroli makes the *best* risotto) 1 cup grated parmesan cheese (not the stuff from the can!) salt…