Do you know just a small pinch of saffron can draw out the maximum flavour, colour and aroma into a dish? Saffron is expensive for a reason. It is meticulously harvested flower stamens that has a subtly earthy & grassy flavour & aroma, yet sweet, similar to floral & honey. It transforms a long list […]
Saffron is one of the most expensive spice in the world due to its colour, flavour and medicinal properties. It has very impressive health benefits that was used on traditional dishes as a spice and has also made its way to be a medical supplement, often recommended to be consumed even by pregnant women. However, […]
When saffron is called the “king of all spices”, it is not called for nothing. Its fragrant slight sweet and floral spice brings brilliant uses and benefits gastronomically and therapeutically. Saffron is used in various industries such as the food and beverages, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and dyes. Food and beverages Saffron has become a stapled ingredient […]
What do you know about organic food? Let’s find out in this article what is considered as organic and why we should consume more organic food. Organic simply refers to the way the agricultural products are grown and processed. The regulations vary from a different country, but generally organic crops are grown without the use […]
You might know that saffron can be used for turning your normal tea into a premium exclusive fine tea. Well, Saffron has a flavour that is closely related to vanilla which is sweet and musky but it is not a substitute for vanilla. Saffron has a unique voice as an ingredient and it can stand […]
Saffron is not your usual type of common herbs. It’s a premium type of herb with impressive health benefits. A study by Oxford shows that saffron has a strong biological effect on the human (Oxford 1 May 1993). It has very anti-carcinogenic properties. In other words, it can prevent or slow down the growth of […]
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The Pestle and Mortar is an essential duo when it comes to perfectly grounding saffron threads into a fine powder or a rich paste. Storing saffron correctly is also essential when it comes to maintaining the quality of your saffron and maximising its shelf life.
Fact – In terms of weight, Saffron is worth more than gold! Little is it known that saffron is part of the international trade and its price is be determined by world events such as natural disasters, economic crashes and political movements. The price of saffron changes daily and trends occur during the months that […]
If you want soft, radiant and healthy skin, you might consider some nourishing saffron facial masks. These can be made with extracts of this exotic spice or with its oils, and you’ll enjoy great benefits either way. This spice is one of the rarest and most valuable in the world because of its healthy antioxidants […]
If you’ve never used this spice in the kitchen, consider some important tips when cooking with saffron. This will ensure you use it properly so you protect its flavor and aroma and also protect its antioxidant properties.
Often considered one of the most expensive spices in the world, some have said that saffron is worth its weight in gold. This is not just because of its cost but because of the many benefits derived from using this spice or an oil extract taken from the flower buds, stems, and leaves. Consider some […]
If you’ve never purchased the spice fresh before, you may not know how to go about choosing and storing saffron. It’s a bit different than other spices because of how it’s picked and stored and used in foods and for your health. Consider a few quick tips for the first time you go shopping for […]
Saffron is one of the world’s costliest spices, but fortunately you only need a pinch of this savoury ingredient to get the most out of it. When shopping for this spice it’s easy to purchase poor quality brands that are mixed with fillers that adulterate it, or to misuse the fresh strands.
From the famous Spanish paella and bouillabaisse from Southern France to Italian and Indian rice, saffron is a spice without the cuisines of the world would not be the same. We invite you to discover more about the “red gold” gastronomy.
Because it’s so strong and because it’s so expensive, it’s good to learn how to cook with saffron so you don’t waste any of it or ruin a dish by using too much. Consider a few simple tips.