- Saffron and Criminals
When the popularity of Saffron grew in the Middle Ages, the demand for it increased. Everyone wanted to make a large quantity of the spice and sell it to desperate clients. Unfortunately, the method of obtaining pure Saffron is lengthy and difficult. Merchants who attempted to tamper with the purity of Saffron by introducing other ingredients were severely punished. Some were even burned alive!
- Could saffron cure headaches?
The Romans used saffron to treat headaches after a night of drinking. Although the manner they...