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noun as in yellow

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There are claims about the exotic, or at least the fancy, like saffron threads, raw oysters, and truffles.

Sweet bites of butter-poached lobster mingle with elegant potato rounds and celery leaves in another seafood draw, set on sauce Americaine, which gets a lift from crushed tomatoes, saffron, onions and wine.

No matter how busy I am, I make a point when visiting Iran to take time for saffron shopping.

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The whole room would practically glow golden, filled with the lightly floral, grassy perfume of saffron.

Just a pinch of saffron turns this pasta with cod into pure goldHe’d host parties late into the night with his friends and lay out a table full of saffron-spiked stews and rice dishes.

Cumming was once married to actress Hilary Lyon, and he also had a relationship with actress Saffron Burrows.

Later, around 400 BC, they invented faloodeh: rice water, vermicelli, and ice mixed with saffron and/or fruit.

The souped-up scarf comes in a Moroccan black and saffron tile print.

And yet there was Saraswati, ordered to trade in the saffron robes for an orange jumpsuit.

Cheese biscuits, asparagus spears with garlic and saffron mayonnaise, and mixed salted, roasted nuts.

Fagin nodded in the affirmative, and pointing in the direction of Saffron Hill, inquired whether any one was up yonder to-night.

The view is indescribable; from lemon-yellow to orange and saffron are the hills, with blue-grey shadows in their folds.

His yellow tail and wings and his saffron red belly complete this marvellous masculine splendour.

Let us recognize it as an exquisite creation of art, not of nature, as wonderful as the pouter pigeon or the saffron rose.

On the threshold he paused, looking toward the west, blazing with the red and saffron of the departed sun.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to saffron, such as: amber, bisque, blond, buff, chrome, and cream.

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