A couple of months ago, long time allocation subscriber gave me this amazing gift, a gorgeous tin of saffron from his recent trip to Iran. I promised to use it in an upcoming allocation!
After a little research, I found an interesting recipe from British chocolatier, Paul A. Young pairing saffron, honey and Valrhona Caraibe 66% dark chocolate.
And of course, these Yotam Ottolenghi cookbooks are a great source of inspiration! Fragrant rice pudding with rose water and cardamom. Yes, please!
Looking for even more inspiration, I called up SOSChefs in NY. My box of goodies arrived just in time to finalize the flavors. The zereshk or barberries were particularly delicious. And they have the best extra green pistachios!