Persian Saffron ice cream
PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 6 hours 10 minutes
1 1/2 qt vanilla ice cream
1/4 tsp crushed saffron
1 TBS hot water
1 TBS rose water
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pistachios
Allow ice cream soften at room temperature for 10 minutes.
In the meantime, combine saffron and hot water in a small bowl.
When ice cream has softened, place in a large bowl and mix in saffron mixture, rose water and pistachios until thoroughly combined.
Scrape ice cream back into it's original container and freeze until hardened, at least 6 hours.