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The Rich History of Saffron

The golden spice, saffron has a rich 3000 year history with aromatic, (dye and pigment) and health/wellbeing properties which dominated trade, royalty’s clothing, wealth(stashed in Abbeys), was used in book illumination (gold leaf technique), house decoration (pargetting), besides foods and medicinal products. Saffron Walden was created around this spice and is the ideal base to rediscover and experience this fascinating story.

Our New Website is Live

Saffron is making a come back in cookery for example in a restaurant at the new Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg and locally adorning delicious chocolates in the new chococalate shop in Saffron Walden.