Recipies / Pasta

Orzo with Greek Safron and currants

Preparation time: 30 minutes

For 4 people


400 grams of pasta Misko orzo

2 tablespoons Dafni extra virgin olive oil

1 onion, chopped

2 vegetable bouillon cubes dissolved in 900 ml hot water

200 ml white wine

1 sachet of Greek saffron 

3 tablespoons currant

½ teaspoon poppy seeds

Xion Salt

Freshly ground pepper


In a saucepan boil 900 ml water, add 2 vegetable bouillon cubes and saffron.

Heat the oil in a deep frying pan and sauté the onion which you have already fine chopped.

Sauté until desire and add the pasta and stir for 2 minutes.

Slowly add a wine and then the vegetable broth and continue cooking, stirring constantly over low heat.

When the liquid is completely absorbed the pasta is ready.

Five minutes before the end add the raisins.

Taste and add salt and freshly ground pepper and serve pasta adding some poppy seeds.