Where does saffron grow

Where does saffron grow ؟ Saffron Doesn't Grow on Trees

Where does saffron grow Saffron Doesn't Grow on Trees Where does saffron grow : Saffron is a spice known throughout the world, and history, for its unique flavor, color and aroma. It is the world's most precious spice, and with very good reason. Each Saffron filament is one red stigma from the flower of the Crocus Sativa plant, and there are only 3 stigmas per flower. These flowers must first...
Iran’s saffron ambition

Iran’s saffron ambition

Iran’s saffron ambition Iran’s saffron ambition : This country really needs a saffron strategy, a plan for turning its position as the world’s spice-crocus grower into profits for Iranian people. Iran now produces 96% of the world’s saffron, and both output and demand are on the rise. Iran Mania reports “Ten years ago a mere 32 tones of saffron were exported from Iran while last year 202 tones went abroad...
How to plant saffron corms

How to plant saffron corms

How to plant saffron corms How to plant saffron corms : In areas where Saffron Crocus are reliably hardy—USDA Zone 6 through 8 in the South, 6 through 9 in the West—you should plant the corms as soon as you receive them. [caption id="attachment_16394" align="aligncenter" width="1140"] How to plant saffron corms[/caption] Saffron Crocus does best in full sun and well-drained soil that is moderately rich in organic matter. Ideally, the...
Growing and Harvesting Saffron Crocus Sativus

Growing and Harvesting Saffron Crocus Sativus

Growing and Harvesting Saffron Crocus Sativus Growing and Harvesting Saffron Crocus Sativus : Saffron is a delicious and colorful seasoning that is used in breads, desserts, and main dishes in many parts of the world, especially in Iran. Without it, an Indian curry or Spanish paella just wouldn't be the same. [caption id="attachment_16027" align="aligncenter" width="585"] Growing and Harvesting Saffron Crocus Sativus[/caption] The bright red-orange threads you get when you buy...

Chemical composition of saffron

Chemical composition of saffron The main chemical components of saffron are responsible for its taste, aroma and its color. Simplified croc in produces color, picrocrocin produces flavor and adrenal produces aroma. Color The color of the saffron is a strong indication of the saffron's flavor. Color is due to the degradation or the breakdown of arytenoids, such as croc in and crocheting. Coupe or Cut Coupe or cut saffron is...

Saffron

Saffron Saffron spice is the three red stigma of the purple Crocus sativa flower. It is an extremely aromatic spice and although it is red, it is not at all hot. It has a complex flavor and aroma and is described as having a slightly bitter honey like taste. Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world. Though, because the intense flavor, only a small amount of saffron is...

Harvesting and using saffron

Harvesting and using saffron Three stigmas are borne in the center of each purple, cup-shaped bloom. The best time to harvest the stigmas is mid-morning on a sunny day when the flowers have fully opened and are still fresh. Carefully pluck the stigmas from the flowers with your fingers, and then dry them in a warm place to preserve them for cooking. Store in a closed container. To use saffron,...
Kashmiri & Iranian saffron comparison

Kashmiri and Iranian saffron comparison

Kashmiri and Iranian saffron comparison Kashmiri and Iranian saffron comparison : The main difference between Kashmiri and Iranian Saffron is that of the yield of Stigmas which is about 75%.The excess yield is due to the fact that the stigmas of saffron cultivated in Kashmir are extremely long and with a thick head. They are also of a deep red color. The size of the stigmas indicates the inherent suitability...

Cake - Saffron

Cake - Saffron Cornish saffron cake is made to celebrate Easter. Saffron corms were traded in exchange for tin, with seafaring Phoenicians. The saffron was bought and sold in Drachmas. Russians also make a saffron cake at Easter called Kulich. Where a little saffron and raisins, chopped nuts, and candied fruit are added to a normal pound cake mixture.
Saffron Medicinal use | saffron photo

Saffron Medicinal use

Saffron Medicinal use Saffron Medicinal use : Saffron's traditional folkloric uses as an herbal medicine are legendary. It has been used for its carminative and emmenagogic properties, for example. Iranian used saffron to treat respiratory infections and disorders such as coughs and common colds,smallpox, cancer, hypoxia, and asthma. Other targets included blood disorders, insomnia, paralysis, heart diseases, flatulence, stomach upsets and disorders, gout, chronic uterine haemorrhage, dysmorrhea, amenorrhea, baby colic,...