Saffron: a high maintenance love affair
Saffron production is a labour of love – a process so labour intensive that it is hardly surprising that the fiery coloured spice is the most expensive in the world.
October and November
It’s picking time!
Early in the morning, the flowers are picked one by one before the temperature rises to avoid the stigmas whithering
The flowers whither just a few hours later if exposed to the sunlight
Meet Marie and find out more about the magic of saffron at the Salon du bien-être et de la forme at Mas Capellans, Saint Cyprien from 24th to 28th May.