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How to make Saffron spaghetti

Saffron spaghetti is one of delicious dessert that can be made with saffron. In this paper we will review the recipe of saffron spaghetti. Hope enjoy!

Ingredients of Saffron spaghetti

To make a delicious saffron spaghetti you need these :

  • 1 table spoon jasmine buds, dried
  • 1 table spoon honey
  • A little saffron or more as needed
  • Salt as needed
  • 2 sticks butter, unsalted
  • 1 table spoon chamomile flowers, dried
  • 1 table spoon flowers for garnish if you want, fresh
  • 2 table spoon yellow cornmeal
  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 2 table spoon ground calendula, dried


Saffron spaghetti


Instructions of spaghetti

First to make saffron spaghetti you have to make the jasmine broth. In a medium saucepan, bring 1 3⁄4 cups water to 100°. Now add the jasmine; let the jasmine steep for approximately 10 minutes. After that you have to strain out the jasmine, then stir in the honey, saffron, and the salt.

After the first step you should on low heat and In a small saucepan , add the butter and cook until melted but not simmering (about 130°) for 10 minutes. Add the chamomile (dried) and steep it for 10 minutes; and then strain.

In the meantime, over medium heat and in a dry medium skillet , add the cornmeal and then 1⁄2 teaspoon salt. After that Cook, then stir and stir, for 11–13 minutes until it is toasted. after that transfer it to a bowl and reserve.


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In the next step you have to bring a large pot of salted boiled water. Add the jasmine water to a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the pasta in the boiling water for 4 minutes until it is softened slightly. By using tongs, transfer the pasta to the jasmine broth. And then for  3–5 minutes cook it, tossing and adding pasta water as needed, until al dente.

In the final step remove the pasta to a platter and then add three-quarters of the chamomile butter. Season it with salt to taste and toss to coat. Dust with the cornmeal, top with the remaining butter, and sprinkle with the calendula powder and chamomile flowers.



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