Whisk the yogurt with a pinch of saffron powder. Whisk in 2 tbsp to thin.
Strip the basil from its leaves. Slice the base from your lettuce. Separate the leaves and add the basil. Halve your fennel. Use a veg peeler to shave into thin wisps, or just very finely slice (or do both). Arrange on a platter or plates. Drizzle your saffron dressing over or splat Jackson Pollock style. Serve the remaining dressing on the side.
Set a frying pan over medium heat. Add your flaked almonds and a pinch of salt. Cook till lightly toasted.
Halve your peaches. Scoop the stones out with a teaspoon. Slice. Dot them over the top of the salad. Finish with the toasted almonds. Season to taste.