12 Delicious Ways to Use Saffron

We’re always looking for easy meal upgrades that make cooking satisfying weeknight meals a no-brainer. Sometimes, that means trying a new technique, like pressure cooking; other times, it means introducing a new spice, like ginger. But nothing makes a meal feel instantly more elegant and refined than just a pinch of saffron. The stamens of crocus plants, saffron threadsContinue reading “12 Delicious Ways to Use Saffron”

You can now take a virtual tour of the Netherlands most spectacular tulip garden

At this time of year, the Netherlands are basically one enormous carpet of tulips. Or, at least, that’s what the annual Keukenhof Flower Exhibit would have you believe.  Usually, the popular event, which has been taking place since 1857, attracts thousands of visitors keen to see a sea of springtime blooms. Just like last year, the 2021Continue reading “You can now take a virtual tour of the Netherlands most spectacular tulip garden”

Saffron Health Benefits: It May Boost the Immune System Against COVID-19

SelectedSaffron.com Saffron is an ancient spice obtained from the Crocus sativus plant. It is highly prized and costly. To obtain a single pound of the golden spice requires 75,000 flower heads. The flowerheads’ crimson-coloured stigmas are harvested and dried to produce saffron. The unique flavour is coveted by chefs, especially for dishes such as paellaContinue reading “Saffron Health Benefits: It May Boost the Immune System Against COVID-19”