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.