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Joshna’s Saffron Veloute

Joshna’s Saffron Veloute


This is a classic sauce that gets remixed by Chef Joshna with a bit of saffron in the broth. The colour will be brilliantly bold, and the flavour will be enhanced with a certain floral sweetness.

Joshna's Saffron Veloute

Makes about 2 cups


2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
2 cups chicken stock
½ tsp saffron threads
kosher salt
freshly ground black pepper


In a saucepan, over medium heat, heat stock and saffron to a simmer. In another saucepan, melt the butter. Stir in the flour and cook for 2 minutes. Whisk in the stock, 1/2 cup at a time. Whisk until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

Bring the liquid to a boil and reduce the heat to low and cook for about 10 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat and serve.


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