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Archive for September 2018

Coffee With Saffron

Saffron has so many uses, and in some parts of the world, it is added to coffee to make a delightful beverage. There are many ways to use saffron in coffee, but we’ll show you how to make a basic coffee with this exquisite spice. You can experiment with the addition of other ingredients, which…

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How You Can Use Saffron

Some have asked us how they would use saffron – this delightful and exquisite herb that comes from the crocus (crocus sativa) flower. Saffron has a very strong aroma that reminds you of honey in a way, in a spicy and slightly bitter sense. You can use it to give natural color in cheese cream,…

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Pears With Greek Saffron & Yogurt

An exquisite recipe from Kiriaki – treat your guests (or yourself!) to a delightful luxurious pear dessert with Greek saffron (Krokos Kozanis). Preparation: 15 minutes to 1 hour Cooking: 20 minutes Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 2 pears (not too ripe ) 1/2 gram of Kozani’s Crocus 4 tbs of sugar 1 tbs of pine nuts or…

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Saffron: The World’s Most Expensive Spice

Greek Saffron Now Available In Canada Yes, saffron is the world’s most expensive spice, but the taste and other qualities are certainly worth it! What makes this spice so expensive? Well, the first reason is that it is so labour intensive to collect saffron. Saffron grows as the filaments or stigmas of a crocus flower.…

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Greek Mountain Tea – Interesting Health Benefits

Greece is home to an incredible number of plant species, many of which have been known since antiquity to have medicinal properties and have been consumed for both the pleasure of consuming and for the restorative, preventative, and health benefits. One of these species of plants that is not well-known in North America is named…

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