Video: Saffron – the World’s Most Expensive Spice

Known for its distinct flavor and ability to give food a golden yellow color, saffron is a highly-prized spice that is primarily produced in northern Iran.

It comes from the stigmas of crocus flowers that thrive under the region’s dry climate. Knowledge of saffron’s intricate cultivation that has been passed in Iran from generation to generation.

Besides cooking, saffron is also used in traditional medicine to treat cardiovascular issues and for possible cancer prevention.

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