How to Choose Saffron?

Answer Saffron comes from the dried stigmas of the autumn-flowering Crocus sativus linnaeus. Stigmas are picked by hand over a six week period, with an equally hands-on intensive drying process to follow.... Read More »

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How to Dry Saffron?

Due to a painstaking harvest process and the high numbers of blossoms required to net even a small amount of saffron, saffron may be one of the world's most expensive spices in the world. After har... Read More »

How to Prepare Saffron?

Prior to using saffron, it needs to be prepared to release the colour and flavour to the maximum extent. This article explains what you need to do.Note: This article relates to the saffron threads;... Read More »

How to Draw Out Saffron?

The best method for consuming saffron is drawing it so that most of its flavour comes forth. For providing and drawing saffron, follow these instructions.

Can babies eat saffron?

Saffron is an herbal supplement that pregnant mothers often take. There is a myth that taking saffron while pregnant will give the baby fairer skin, but this is not true. However, saffron is not da... Read More »