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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Saffron Superior Grade

Saffron Superior Grade Also Known As: Crocus








Ingredients: Saffron Superior Grade

Taste and Aroma: Rich, but subtle, perfumed and honey like.

Uses: Food coloring, Asian cooking, soup, seafood, rice and bread.

Substitutes: Saffron Powder Spanish Superior Grade, Fennel Pollen, Chili Threads and Turmeric Ground.





Fun Fact: Saffron is very expensive, because of the vast amount of land and labor required to produce just a little saffron. However, very little is needed for each recipe, making a gram enough for dozens of uses.

Health Values:
-May help protect against certain kinds of cancer because it contains antioxidant properties
-May help reduce symptoms of digestive disorders, colic and menstrual cramps
-May help treat symptoms of depression
-May help to lower bad cholesterol

This information is for educational purposes only.  This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.