Thursday, 30 May 2013

Saffron Orzo & Asparagus (Solihull News)

I love orzo and yet it is often overlooked compared to its pasta counterparts of spaghetti or penne.  


Although it is a pasta, its shape resembles a large grain of rice, so could be used in risotto-esque meals or indeed in stews.


Here is my recipe for Saffron Orzo with Asparagus which has been printed this week in the Solihull News as a belated recipe for National Vegetarian Week 2013.


Saffron Orzo with Asparagus


In addition, to find out more about saffron, here's a post I wrote recently about identifying real vs fake saffron which you may find of interest. http://wordinvegways.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/saffron-real-vs-fake.

Happy cooking!






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