Provencal Seafood Bisque Outrageously good seafood bisque inspired by Provencal flavors, with saffron, tomato, and mild, white fish. Great with crusty bread. Saffron Rice Pilaf Saffron rice, an Indian rice pilaf seasoned with saffron, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, orange zest, pistachios, and almonds. Also called parsi pulao. St. Lucia Saffron Buns Swedish Christmastime favorite, saffron infused S shaped sweet rolls, for St. Lucia Day.