Superfoods - Saffron

There are data on the existence of saffron since 2300 BC. Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, or in the Arab world, have echoed the use of this spice. It was the Arabs who introduced the crop to Europe. Saffron is the pistil of a violet flower, a small orange thread with a bitter taste, very aromatic and that gives off a bright yellow color when mixed with food. It is an antioxidant, a great digestive and has antidepressant properties. Recipes: - Saffron infusion - Sweet sesame and saffron pate - Saffron asparagus