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Greek Saffron

Whole Grain Fettuccine With Clams and Saffron (Krokos Kozanis)

An easy, fast, delicious dish with a krokos touch that makes it extra special. Clams are a very healthy food, providing a variety of minerals including zinc, selenium, calcium, and potassium. In addition, they are an excellent source of Vitamin B12. According to the Maine Clammers Association, clams can provide a boost to sexual function.…

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Krokos Kozanis: The Greek ‘Gold’ Wins Italy’s High Gastronomy

(Note: This article is a translation of an article that appeared in the Greek newspaper, Proto Thema on 04/06/2017. Original article and photos are from the site, and it has been translated into English because we think it is of high-value and will be of interest to those gourmet chefs and cooks interested in the…

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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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