Poached Pears with Cardamom and Saffron This is the magic of saffron, Ottolenghi says of one of the simplest recipes included in the new book. A few ingredients manage to give the pears an almost regal look thats quite spectacular.
Flourless Orange Saffron Cake ~ Whole pureed oranges make this the moistest cake I've ever had. Ground almonds and a honey syrup complete the Middle Eastern theme. Maree sez: I actually think the syrup was unnecessary.