Coming from Southwest Asia, Saffron is known as the world’s most expensive spice, but was first cultivated in Greece. It has a bitter taste, and a hay like fragrance.
It is used in food, and medicine, as well as perfumery. Confectionaries and liquors often include saffron, and it is used in many different cuisines.
It has a long history of traditional healing – and is known to have anticarcinogenic, and antioxidant like properties.
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