How To Prepare Saffron
Saffron is usually mixed with water before it’s used. Here Parya explains the two methods of preparing saffron: brewing (with hot water) and blooming (with ice).
Barberry Rice (Zereshk Polo)
This delicious barberry-studded rice is usually served with chicken and is delicious with fish, beef and lamb too. The saffron and barberries add such a special note to this easy dish.
Yoghurt and rice are natural companions and, given that rice appears at virtually all Persian meals, so does yoghurt, often garnished with gorgeous rose petals.