SAFFRON is the world’s most expensive spice. It is the stigma of the crocus flower and each one has approximately three strands of saffron. It takes around 150 flowers – the stigmas are removed by hand – to produce one gram of dry saffron threads. This labour-intensive method is one of the reasons the spice […]
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