Cornish Saffron Loaf

Preparation info
  • Makes


    21 cm loaves
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Nick Malgieri's Bread

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2012

  • About

Oddly, saffron breads are not baked in the traditional places where saffron is used in cooking such dishes as Marseillaise bouillabaisse, Valencian paella, and Milanese risotto. Instead, saffron breads and buns appear in southern England, as well as in Scandinavia, where they’re baked for the December 13th celebration of St. Lucy’s feast day. The Cornish saffron bread here is adapted from a recipe of Wilfred J. Fance, who wrote brilliantly about British