Jeweled Golden Rice
Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.
Notes: Considered the world's most expensive spice, saffron contributes a pungent flavor and intense yellow color. It is sold in threads and powdered form.
A nonreactive pan--stainless steel, enamel-coated or glass--is necessary when cooking acidic foods, such as lemon, to prevent the food from reacting with the pan. Reactive pans, such as aluminum and cast-iron, can impart an off color and/or off flavor in acidic foods.
1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 other carbohydrate, 2 fat