Saffron Cauliflower Soup with Sumac Oil Recipe

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  1. To make Sumac oil add 2 tbsp plus 2 tsp sumac, 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, 1 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice, ¼ tsp salt and whisk until well combined.
  2. Sautée onion and garlic in olive oil on a soup pot, over medium heat, until onion is translucent, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add cauliflower florets, salt and pepper and continue cooking for 10-12 minutes.
  4. Add 5 cups of water, bring to a boil and simmer until cauliflower is tender, 20-25 minutes.
  5. Turn off heat. Add saffron, stir and cover. Let the saffron steep for about 20 minutes.
  6. Blend soup in a blender until creamy.
  7. Serve hot or warm with a drizzle of sumac oil.

Serves 4 to 6

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Parya Zaghand

While I think of myself as an Aussie, I’m also proud as punch of my Iranian heritage. So much so, in 2013, I created a business built around the mouth-watering delicacies of Persia; bringing you flavours of the real Iran. I wanted to create a space at the table for the golden-petaled spice: Persian Saffron.