Explore Saffron Flower, Saffron Crocus, and more!

At left, a woman holds the saffron crocus during the saffron harvest in Herat, Afghanistan. At right, saffron flowers are collected in Saint Hippolyte, eastern France. Since the stigmas need to be picked from the flowers by hand, saffron is the world's most expensive spice.

These 5 Crops Are Still Hand-Harvested, And It's Hard Work

A woman holds the saffron crocus, during the harvest in Herat, Afghanistan (left). Saffron flowers collected in Saint Hippolyte, France (right).

INDIA: SAFRON - Harvesting Saffron. 75 000 flowers to make a pound of saffron in India

India: Travel Tips & Advice: Guide to India

Harvesting Saffron ~ 75 000 flowers are needed to make a pound of saffron - India

plantacion de azafran

Harvesting Saffron Flowers - Afghanistan Around 2500 farmers, in eight provinces, are working on saffron farms for mostly to and some Approximately 5000 flowers are needed to yield enough threads for just an ounce of saffron.

Iranian Saffron Crocus Flower

Iranian Saffron Crocus Flower

365 days of Photography ( January – Part 1 ) Day 8 ( Saffron ) by Neha Mathur

365 days of Photography ( January - Part 1

Saffron also known as Kesar or Zafran is the most expensive spice in the world. Know some facts, uses and medicinal properties of Saffron.

Do you know where saffron comes from?   This exotic spice is a native of Southern Europe and today cultivated worldwide in many countries, particularly in Spain, Italy, France, Greece, Turkey, Iran, and in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

What Is Saffron Extract? Saffron Extract Select is extracted from a flower that can be found in North America, North Africa, and Eurasia.

Spices.Marrakech souk.

Once you get a spice in your home, you have it forever. Women never throw out spices. The Egyptians were buried with their spices. ~ Erma Bombeck / local spice stand in Marrakech, Morocco

Here's a list of "Unmissable Markets" in Umbria.

Markets in Umbria

Italian Food Markets: Rules, Vocabulary, & Market Days in Italy – Italy Travel Guide

The flower of Saffron Crocus [Crocus sativus] is large and showy. The three pronged style and stigmata are an exceptional feature of this flower and the source of saffron spice.

The flower of Saffron Crocus [Crocus sativus] is large and showy. The three pronged style and stigmata are an exceptional feature of this flower and the source of saffron spice.

Confetti from Sulmona in Abruzzo, Italy

Confetti from Sulmona - the sweet side of Abruzzo - Italian Notes

Pinterest
Search