Entries by House Of Saffron

Saffron makes a come back

Yesterday I made the tomato confit with saffron from my book “A Taste of Saffron”. The red and organge of the saffon and olive oil infused tomatoes warmed me on the cold bleak grey February day. Saffron has the ability to excite any dish and infuse it with sunshine of summers past. This morning I […]

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 […]

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.