Saffron and Almond Milk
Saffron provides a beautiful color and distinctive flavor to this refreshing and festive drink from chef Vikas Khanna's "Flavors First."
- 7 1/2 cups whole milk
- 1/2 cup blanched, sliced almonds
- 1 teaspoon saffron threads, plus 2 pinches for garnish
- 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
- 6 tablespoons honey
Bring milk to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to low and add almonds, saffron, cardamom, and honey. Simmer, stirring, until all the ingredients are well combined, about 5 minutes. Serve hot, garnished with saffron.