Savouring-Saffron

Savouring-Saffron

Saffron has a long and fascinating history as seasoning, dye, perfume and medicine (or medicinal ingredient.) In ancient times it was widely used to cure anything and everything.
The Egyptians used it to cure stomach pains; Cleopatra used it in her baths for cosmetic reasons and to make her feel more amorous. Alexander the Great used saffron to heal his wounds. Romans liked to sprinkle saffron on the streets when Emperor Nero did a walkabout. The saffron would mask the odour of the streets, and - more to the point - the "rabble" in the streets. MORE

~~~~~~~~
ADS!
~~~~~~~~

0 commenti:

Post a Comment

Terra e Gusto...

 

Archive

Stat counter

Site Info

word[at]foodmeditation[dot]net

PLEASE NOTE:
We have lots of emails and it may take sometime to answer.
Currently WE ARE NOT PUBLISHING any new content.
Thanks a lot for stopping by.

Disclaimer


Blogger Privacy Policy





Disclaimer and Privacy

The digest on what's happening in the food community is a constant work in progress, with notes of gourmet travelers, on cooking, styling, taking pictures, writing and blogging about it. (Not necessarily in this order!)

Opinion on this site are provided for informational purposes only and are not meant to substitute the advice provided by professionals. No guarantee is given as to the accuracy, consistency, or completeness of the information displayed in the database records.
Food Meditations... Copyright 2017 - Template Designed by Bie Template