What's the difference between saffron and turmeric?
The main difference between saffron and turmeric is that saffron is made from stigma and styles of crocus flowers while turmeric is an Indian rhizome belonging to the ginger family.
Where is the best saffron from?
Does real saffron dissolve in milk?
Apart from the above tests, also be informed that the original Saffron does not dissolve in Milk. You can buy 100% Pure Saffron from www.puremart.in and check for any of above mentioned tests.
Which country has the most saffron?
Iran, India, Spain and Greece are the major saffron producing countries with Iran occupying the maximum area and contributing about 88% of world's saffron production.
Is Saffron illegal?
The best-quality saffron in the world comes from Greece (Macedonia), Iran, and Kashmir; it is, however, illegal to import Iranian saffron to America, and Kashmiri saffron, easily the highest quality, is illegal to export from India. ... (If you buy it at a discount, you are probably going to get adulterated saffron.)
Is Saffron still more expensive than gold?
The answer is: Yes, saffron really is more expensive than gold and also the most expensive spice in the world.
What's the most expensive saffron?
In the 21st century, Iran produces some 90% of the world total for saffron with best quality. At US $5,000 per kg or higher, saffron is the world's most expensive spice....Uses.