• Kubbeh Halab Recipe

    Enrobe a spiced lamb ragu in saffron-infused rice, then deep-fry until golden and serve with a tangy raisin romesco sauce in this essential Middle Eastern recipe.

  • Gnocchetti alla Pomodoro Recipe

    Infuse a quick, homemade pasta with saffron, then toss with a fresh tomato and basil sauce before finishing with a nutty, aged pecorino cheese.

  • ‘Fake Saffron’ Gang Busted for Counterfeiting the World's Most Expensive Spice

    ‘Saffron is total bullshit, it's like buying drugs, you must have a spice dealer you trust,’ said a French-Iranian chef who refused to be identified while discussing what he called the ‘saffron mafias.’