Saffron & Rose petal pancakes with Honey glazed pan fried Figs

Ingredients 1 cup plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 medium sized egg 2 cups whole milk 1/3 cup white granulated sugar 1/3 cup oil 1/4 tsp ground saffron 1 tsp pistachios 1 ripe fig 3 tbsp honey 1/4 tsp crushed rose petals Method In a large bowl,Β  add the flour, baking powder, crushedΒ  dried…

Almond & Saffron cake

This is a fragrant almond cake with hints of saffron lifting the flavour which marries well with the rosewater syrup.

Iced noodles in rosewater – (Faloode Shirazi)

Another glorious sunny day today, perfect for an ice cold faloode shirazi garnished with pistachios, rose petals and sour cherry syrup and balanced with a squeeze of lemon juice. I recall visiting Shiraz many years ago with mum and having this on one of the warm evenings there. Ingredients 100g rice vermicelli noodles 1 1/2…

Saffron & Rosewater Rice Pudding (Sholezard)

This is an absolutely delicious dessert made with lots of saffron and Rosewater. Close your eyes and eat this, it’s like walking through a rose garden. Ingredients 3/4 cups rice (I used basmati) 5 cups water 1/2 cup vegtable oil Pinch of salt 3/4 cup white granulated sugar 5 tblsp rosewater 1/4 tsp ground saffron…

Poached Pears infused in saffron, cardomom & rose petal

  This was one of those recipies where you think let’s try something without chocolate! Yes I know it sounds blasfamous to chocolate lovers, me included but my daughter loved it and it ticked off one of her 5 fruit a day goal 😁 and was absolutely delishious. Ingredients 3 pears (peeled and washed) 2…