So, what is Saffron?
Here are the important facts:
- The use of Saffron goes back over 3500 years
- It comes from the dried stigmas of the flower Crocus sativus, also more commonly known as the saffron crocus (see pic below)
- It has been used as seasoning, fragrance, dye, and for medicine
- It’s usage spans from Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas
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