Tips

26Jul 2018
Saffron for relieving toothache

We have all suffered from toothache once in our lives and we can safely say that it is one of the most uncomfortable pains that one can feel, as it produces a generalised pressure in the entire body. Toothache is generally due to the tooth decay or other types of gum disease, and for those […]

05Jul 2018
Saffron for controlling cholesterol

  Saffron is so much more than a mere spice to enhance the flavour of our recipes, just as we have always claimed, possessing a myriad of benefits for the health and one’s well-being, and for that reason today we want to tell you about another of the beneficial properties of the “red gold” as […]

19Apr 2018
Saffron, homemade remedy for curing insomnia

We are always stressing that saffron has an infinite number of health benefits, and at Antonio Sotos our objective is that you know about all those benefits, given that there are situations which may take place in one’s daily life and we want you to know how to solve those problems in a completely natural […]

15Mar 2018
Benefits of saffron for skin, say goodbye to blemishes and acne

Often taken for granted are the myriad  benefits of saffron,  given that apart from having  very  positive effects on personal health, such as insomnia, anxiety, diseases and digestive problems, among many others, saffron also provides many nutrients to one’s outer beauty, which ultimately similarly translates into health. It is very important to take care of […]

01Mar 2018
Saffron as an Antidepressive

  Saffron has a myriad of health benefits, as already mentioned previously. Nevertheless, gradually we are focusing on each of these benefits to apprise you in greater depth in this regard. Did you know that saffron can be used as a natural antidepressant?  Yes, you have heard correctly, we’ll tell you about it below.   […]

09Feb 2018
Saffron Facial Mask for softening skin

  Saffron is not only used to imbue that characteristic taste or giving a yellowish colour to your recipes, however, if you don’t already know, the spice has very beneficial properties for health and beauty. So much so, that in ancient times, Cleopatra used red gold to keep her skin in the best possible condition […]

12Jan 2018
Did you know that saffron aids digestion?

Saffron is not just another ingredient for adding colour to dishes and for imbuing that touch of special and unique flavour which we all enjoy in our dishes.  It also has numerous  benefits for our health and wellbeing which we have mentioned on previous occasions. This time, however, we will be focussing on the genuine […]

05Dec 2017
Lukssekatter, your Christmas pastries with saffron.

As we head into December, a month with a special spirit, the Christmas spirit. This makes us think more about others and less about ourselves, we begin to prepare for Christmas with our friends and relatives with special menus for that day that we will spend with our family.   Occasionally we have mentioned a […]

07Jul 2017
Lassi, saffron, fruit and yoghurt smoothie

As we have already mentioned for some time now, saffron is also used in summer.  And there are many ways for using this spice and adding it to our dishes. Today we have brought you a fresh, healthy dessert using saffron. Drawing a little bit of our inspiration from, after visiting the website “Directo al […]

25May 2017
Add saffron to your cheesecake

  Saffron has more uses than one might think. Yes, everyone knows that it is usually associated with rice, which gives those dishes a very special flavour and colour. But that aroma and warm orange colour also have a great deal to say in other dishes, including desserts. Are you game to try making this […]

02May 2017
the benefits of black tea with saffron

The tea’s numerous properties are widely known, but do you know how black tea with saffron can help you? This innovative blend takes advantage of the synergies of both components to guarantee an exceptional care of the heart, stomach, urinary system or skin, among others. Would you like to  know more? So why not give […]

18Apr 2017
Learn about orange blossom honey with saffron

Orange blossom honey is the honey which the bees of the Spanish Levante (East Coast) suck from orange blossom flowers, or those flowers from citrus fruit trees. In turn, saffron is a plant whose pistils imbue an unmistakable and exquisite taste to great many number of dishes. Orange blossom honey with saffron is undoubtedly one […]

08Mar 2017
ilia (Vegetable stew) whit paprika

  Easter is fast approaching and in our land there are traditional dishes that we wish to show you how to make.  With this “Potaje de Vigilia” (Vegetable stew) recipe we’ll be showing you today another one of our spices which is none other than  “paprika”. Some people cook this dish throughout Lent, but the […]

10Feb 2017
The nutritional value of saffron

The eye-catching saffron is far more than an “additional” ingredient in one’s dishes. Yes, it is noteworthy for its ability to convert a little bit of rice into a dish full of flavour.  And yes, it is eye-catching and is used to richly colour many recipes a bright orange colour. But, in addition to that, […]

05Dec 2016
Saffron at Christmas

 Saffron is a very versatile spice, but nor is it a perfect fit in all recipes, as occurs, for example, with pepper, which however seems to practically pop up in all kinds of recipes. That’s why we give you a few ideas so that you can use one of the most appreciated species in the culinary […]

27Oct 2016
Saffron and autumn products

Autumn has arrived and in this new season full of brown and russet shades the red of saffron slips into the mix. This highly prized spice is the ideal addition for preparing dishes with seasonal ingredients. Thus, saffron works really well with pumpkin and mushrooms, two of the star products of autumn. That’s why we’ll […]

04Oct 2016
Learn how to toast saffron

Continuing on with the phases of saffron. If in previous posts we discussed the phases ranging from cultivation to peeling, now we will be going onto the next step: the roasting or drying of our red gold. And that is, after harvesting and peeling the saffron filaments, it is now time for drying and toasting […]

28Sep 2016
Saffron, the spice against cancer and Alzheimer’s

Cancer and Alzheimer’s disease are distinct diseases, but both have disastrous effects on a person’s body. Great strides forward have been made in science as regards their treatment, but there are still many years ahead until a final cure is obtained which achieves to palliate the diseases in their entirety. Until then, any contribution at […]