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Saffron as we very well know imbues a very special touch to our meals, and in sauces plays a starring role with which flavour and aroma is obtained. Today we have brought you a very special recipe which can be served as a side dish with a certain number of one’s meals. We’re talking about […]

At Antonio Sotos we love traditional cuisine. For us there is no dish which is a hit at the dinner table and that everyone likes so much. Yes, we’re talking about the Spanish omelette. We wanted to give our special touch to this omelette, that’s why today we have brought you a recipe for all […]

  Saffron has more uses than one might think. Yes, everyone knows that it is usually associated with rice, which gives those dishes a very special flavour and colour. But that aroma and warm orange colour also have a great deal to say in other dishes, including desserts. Are you game to try making this […]

A meal is not the same without a good dessert. Three chocolate cake or blueberry pies, fruit salads, Tiramisu, biscuit cake, sweets… There are many types of desserts, but the classic is continuing to gain ground. On this occasion, we’re bringing you a modern Torrijas (Spanish-style French Toast) which includes a very aromatic spice: saffron. […]

  Easter is fast approaching and in our land there are traditional dishes that we wish to show you how to make.  With this “Potaje de Vigilia” (Vegetable stew) recipe we’ll be showing you today another one of our spices which is none other than  “paprika”. Some people cook this dish throughout Lent, but the […]

  At Antonio Sotos we are convinced that pasta is served in your homes at least one day of the week, either because the little ones like it, or because it’s simple and easy and doesn’t take much time to cook. And as is usual in our recipes we’re going to add saffron to a […]

Have you tried the croquettes with a touch of saffron?, its flavour enhances the smoothness of the béchamel, adding a personal touch. Saffron has always been used not only as an aromatic spice and as food colouring, but for its many therapeutic properties: it is antioxidant, digestive, prevents cancer and gallstones, protects the retina and […]

The tradition of having breakfast or afternoon tea on Three Kings Day (Epiphany) with the typical cakes of this time of year that is, the Roscón de Reyes (Three Kings Cake) is becoming increasingly more widespread. Below we present a very original recipe, that of the Roscón de Reyes (Three Kings Cake) with saffron, which […]

There are many many  chocolate nougat recipes, but, very few such as this. Jot down this very easy saffron chocolate nougat recipe. An extra luscious and luxurious nougat thanks to the saffron, raisin, orange zest and of course, quality chocolate. Take a chance and opt for sweets prepared by you this Christmas.   Saffron chocolate […]

 Saffron is a very versatile spice, but nor is it a perfect fit in all recipes, as occurs, for example, with pepper, which however seems to practically pop up in all kinds of recipes. That’s why we give you a few ideas so that you can use one of the most appreciated species in the culinary […]

We’ll show you how to make meatballs, but no…. not in the usual way.  This time it’s a classic recipe but with two variations that it give it a delicious exquisite taste. We’ll be adding almonds and then adding that golden magical touch of saffron. Put your apron on and … let’s get down to […]

“A meal without dessert is like a suit without a tie,” said chef Fernard Point. And so as not to have a suit without a tie, today we bring you a simple dessert in which saffron plays the starring role: the pear tart. In this case, we will be using Raul’s recipe, Raul who has […]

When summer comes, we still need to eat well, but we prefer light and fresh meals. Today we are offering you to make a saffron recipe which is refreshing and that we really like,  the “Catalan Cream”   Catalan Cream is a typical dessert from Catalonia, it consists in a pastry cream based on egg […]

Few recipes provide so much and such a  flavour to dishes  as saffron does. Today, we give you a perfect recipe to overcome the very warm summer days. Specifically Couscous, Couscous with Saffron Threads, which can be served as a perfect side dish, such as a grilled vegetables. What do you need? For this recipe […]

Saffron is an aromatic spice with enormous culinary, nutritional, aromatic, decorative and even medical characteristics for its carminative, soothing and tonic properties. This spice is considered the most expensive in the world, due to its laborious harvesting and is mainly used in the Mediterranean, Asian and Arabic cuisine for its aroma and its unique flavour. […]

  Arabic Coffee has a series of pecularities: add spices such as cardamom or saffron, which will give it a very special and genuine flavour. The recipe for Arabic Coffee can be made at home the same way it is traditionally prepared in Saudi Arabia. It actually is quite different from the conventional coffee we […]

We do share a “fideua” recipe.  It is a fideua with chicken and saffron in threads. Find hereunder how to make it step by step. Do not miss any of the details. Fideua with Saffron Recipe Ingredients: A small chicken in pieces A red pepper 3 garlic cloves A small handful of saffron in threads, […]

Serving  a saffron sponge cake is the perfect excuse to impress your friends and relatives. You will show them your ability in the art of pastry . Saffron is not usually one of the ingredients used to prepare a sponge cake, that is the reason why you will be tempted to do your best to […]

Saffron is the most valued and treasured spice in the world, it has a lot of uses in our cuisine. Saffron is considered to have a high content of iron, potassium, phosphorus. Uses of saffron in our cuisine Without a shred of doubt, the widest use of saffron is as food colouring; that is the […]