from the kitchen of Guerry Norwood
1/8 teaspoon saffron threads
1 teaspoon warm water
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1 very small garlic clove (or 1/2 of a medium sized clove or 1/4 of a large clove)
1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1. In a small bowl, combine saffron threads and warm water. Let hydrate for a minute or two (don’t discard the water afterwards).
2. Combine saffron threads (with water), mayo, garlic, lemon juice, a pinch of kosher salt and a pinch of white pepper. Whisk a few minutes until well combined. Season to taste with additional kosher salt and white pepper if needed.
3. Transfer to a clean bowl and serve.