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Saffron also known as “Zafran” is a spice extracted by picking and drying the stamen from the flower of Crocus sativus also known commonly as saffron crocus. They are mainly used for seasoning and coloring the food.
It is thin, like a threads and reddish brown in colour. It is aromatic, pungent and slightly bitter in taste. It is known as the most expensive spice because it takes 80,000- 1,25000 flowers to harvest and produce 1 pound saffron only. Currently, the largest production houses of Saffron are in Iran. It is found and cultivated in almost every continent. Saffron is used to sprinkle over rice, vegetables and baked dishes to provide a strong aroma and a slightly beautiful yellow colour. It is extensively used in desserts universally. People worldwide used saffron tea for weight loss and digestion. Saffron has vitamin C, Magnesium and iron traces. It is used for stomach ailments, helps in weak erectile dysfunction, improves depression and anxiety and prevents from cardiovascular diseases. It is safe to eat for everyone. It is used by many pharmaceuticals and cosmetics companies to add in their products.
Category: Spices & Herbs, Whole Spices
Saffron is very difficult to find even in specialty stores. I have ordered from
Amazon but I question the freshness. I use Saffron for many things.....probably the craziest thing is in homemade NE Clam Chowder. I was very happy with NY Spice Shop...not just the Saffron but all the other items I bought. Everything was very fresh and I'll definitely purchase again.
Hi Kathy Mikkelson,
We appreciate you taking time out of your busy schedule to write such a great, awesome, and compelling review. Our team here at NY Spice Shop is thrilled to hear that you loved our 'Saffron - Zafran', and we are proud of our excellence in what we do. Here at NY Spice Shop, we are continuously striving hard to meet & exceed our customers’ expectations. Kathy Mikkelson, thank you so much, and we hope to see you soon.
NY Spice Shop
My dad loved the saffron! He uses saffron a lot and knows quality saffron. He told me this was really good saffron! Thank you again for your amazing customer service!
We appreciate you taking time out of your busy schedule to write such a great, awesome, and compelling review. Our team here at NY Spice Shop is thrilled to hear that your dad loved our 'Saffron ', and we are proud of our excellence in what we do. Here at NY Spice Shop, we are continuously striving hard to meet & exceed our customers’ expectations. Izzy, thank you so much, and we hope to see you soon.
NY Spice Shop
Excellent color and aroma
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The saffron I received from N.Y.Spicehouse was very good. The flavor and color was exceptional.
Hi Charles Whitehead,
Thank you for the wonderful review and for taking the time to share your feedback with NY Spice Shop. We are thrilled that you loved your experience at NY Spice Shop and loved our 'Saffron-Zafran'. we continuously strive to serve you better. Looking forward to serving you in the future!