The Anti-Aging Properties of Saffron

The Anti-Aging Properties of Saffron

March 16, 2021

The primary anti-oxidants (thus best weapons in anti-aging) in Saffron are Crocetin, Crocin, Lycopene & Safranol. Crocetin and crocin are similar; both being ...

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Using Saffron in the Kitchen - The World’s Most Versatile Spice

Using Saffron in the Kitchen - The World’s Most Versatile Spice

January 18, 2021

Using saffron in the kitchen is easy. Once we convert your saffron threads into an oil, the sky is the limit. You can use it on absolutely any dish you regularly cook with an oil just to play with it. You may just discover a new rock star. 

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Learning the Different Grades and Qualities of Saffron

Learning the Different Grades and Qualities of Saffron

December 30, 2020

Saffron is graded into four different levels of quality which determine the potency of it's aroma and flavor. The best and highest priced is Super Negin followed by Sargol. Next we have Pushal and finally Dokhtar. It's good to learn about the different grades and qualities of saffron before preparing your recipes.

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Does Saffron Help Reduce PMS Symptoms?

Does Saffron Help Reduce PMS Symptoms?

November 08, 2020 2 Comments

Traditionally, Saffron has been used for everything from perfume to a digestive aid. It’s no great stretch of the imagination to believe that in ancient era medicine it has also been used as an aid to ease in the passing of PMS.

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Cooking With Saffron - Food & Wine Pairings

Cooking With Saffron - Food & Wine Pairings

October 22, 2020

Saffron is great in the way that its subtle tones can be used on really any dish… experimentally. Some are outstanding, some are a hit and admittedly, a few are a bit of a miss; such is life behind a cooking element. 

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Saffron for Sexual Dysfunction - Does it Work?

Saffron for Sexual Dysfunction - Does it Work?

October 12, 2020

When we look at how saffron may help with sexual dysfunction, and look at the available evidence, there’s no one study using human trials that can possibly cover the entire gamut of this topic. There are limitations. However, there are factors showing "Yes, It works" ...

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Can Saffron Help Reduce Anxiety

Can Saffron Help Reduce Anxiety

September 22, 2020 1 Comment

Making a decaffeinated saffron tea to manage anxiety is as simple as putting three or four strands into one cup of boiled water, with a pinch of something sweet like sugar or honey to taste.

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The Price of Saffron in 2021

The Price of Saffron in 2021

September 14, 2020

Saffron is known as the world’s most expensive spice. Why is it so expensive? Is it the quality? Is it the quantity available on the world market? Is saffron still expensive in 2021? The answer is ...

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Cooking Saffron with Celebrity Chefs

Cooking Saffron with Celebrity Chefs

September 06, 2020 3 Comments

Because of Saffron’s unique flavor and powerful coloring it’s an important tool in any chef’s arsenal. YouTube is a wonderful tool to be able to learn a recipe but also visually mimic the ...

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How to Make the Perfect Saffron Tea

How to Make the Perfect Saffron Tea

August 31, 2020 3 Comments

First heat up two cups of water until it’s at a roiling boil. Add 12 threads of saffron. Add the honey and let steep for at least 20 minutes. Add the mint leaves 5 mins before you are ready to serve. 

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The Nutritional Facts and Values of Saffron

The Nutritional Facts and Values of Saffron

August 02, 2020

The thing that’s got people excited about saffron, both chef and scientist alike, is its antioxidant properties. An antioxidant helps repair tissue damage in the body and fight ...

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What is Saffron?

What is Saffron?

July 15, 2020

The part of the flower which saffron is harvested from is called the stigma & the harvested stigmas in final form, ready to be used, are called saffron threads. The flavor of saffron could be described as floral ...

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