Author: Supersia

October 5, 2017 Supersia

Preparation time: 30 minutes Total time: 2 hours (not all active time) Serving: About 8 cups   Ingredients: Using no-salt-added diced tomatoes and tomato paste because of the salt in the stock. 3 lobster tails 4 cups water 2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1½ cups white wine 2 cups fat-free, less-sodium vegetable…

October 2, 2017 Supersia

an ancient medicinal plant and the most expensive of spices, has always had a magical, addictive power. Cleopatra took saffron-infused baths to enhance her allure. Alexander the Great used it to heal the wounds of battle. Many Iranians believe that in its pure form, saffron works as an antioxidant, an antidepressant and a culinary weapon…

October 3, 2016 Supersia

Saffron and Nut Pilau Ingredients 250g/10oz basmati rice ½ tsp saffron strands 2 tbsp orange flower water 25g/1oz unsalted butter 1 tbsp sunflower oil 4 small shallots, trimmed and finely sliced 2.5cm/1in piece cinnamon stick 8 green cardamom pods 8 cloves 6 dried bay leaves 1 tbsp pine nuts 1 tbsp almonds, blanched, peeled and…

October 3, 2016 Supersia

Chicken, Lemon and Saffron Kebab (Joojeh Kabab) Serve: 4 Total Time: 20 min Ingredients: 800 g skinless chicken thigh fillets 1 onion, peeled and coarsely chopped 125 ml (½ cup) extra virgin olive oil, plus extra, for cooking 125 ml (½ cup) lemon juice 1½ tsp salt 1½ tsp freshly ground black pepper ¾ tsp saffron…

October 3, 2016 Supersia

Saffron Ginger Carrot Soup Ingredients: 3 tbsp olive oil 6 large carrots, chopped (if you have the greens, save a couple of stems) 1 tbsp fresh, roughly chopped carrot greens (or you can sub in parsley, or omit) 2 shallots, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 heaping tsp minced ginger 3 pinches saffron threads 2…

October 3, 2016 Supersia

Saffron Spaghetti Alla Carbonara Total Time: 40 min Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1/4 teaspoon saffron, 2 pinches Salt 1 pound thick spaghetti, such as Barilla brand 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/3 pound pancetta, cut like thick bacon at deli counter then diced 4 cloves garlic, grated or finely chopped 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 teaspoon…

October 2, 2016 Supersia

Spiced Saffron Rice Total Time: 32 min Servings: 6 Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups long-grain rice 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick 7 whole cloves 5 cardamom pods, if desired 2 1/2 cups water 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon crumbled saffron threads 2 tablespoons milk In a large bowl wash rice in several changes…

October 2, 2016 Supersia

Chicken Scallopine with Saffron Cream Sauce Total Time: 50 min Servings: 4 – 6 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound chicken cutlets (scallopine) 2 shallots, sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup white wine 1 1/2 cups chicken broth 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads 1/2 cup heavy cream 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground…

October 2, 2016 Supersia

Saffron Rice with Chicken and Peppers Total Time: 40-50 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients: a generous pinch of saffron 6 tablespoon warm water 2 tablespoon olive oil 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts (about 600g/1lb 5oz total weight), each cut into chunks 2 sprigs thyme 2 medium onions, sliced 3 large garlic cloves, finely chopped juice of…

October 2, 2016 Supersia

Saffron Scented Cauliflower Pasta Servings: 6 Total Time: 2 Hours Ingredients: 1 teaspoon crushed saffron threads 1 cup boiling water 1 cup fresh bread crumbs 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 (16 ounce) package ziti pasta 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 small onion, diced 1 head cauliflower, chopped into bite size pieces salt and pepper to taste 1/2…