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Six Iranian food recipes with saffron

Saffron, the color of the fabled Persian phoenix

If you are looking for the best saffron, the quality of Iranian ones is not a debatable point. Iran produces 85 percent of the world’s saffron. It had a sunny and dry climate which is suitable for saffron. Also, the agricultural knowledge of saffron cultivation passes through many generations of farmers.

Saffron is used notably in Persian Cuisine. The odor of it and the stunning deep yellow color that it offers rice as nicely as its subtle aroma.

Before talking about Persian food, one of the oldest and most exquisite cuisines in the world, let’s see how we can prepare saffron to use in the recopies below.