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Healthy Foods – Greek Saffron

17.02.2017 in Gastronomy

The Unique Foods of Greece and Their Healthy Benefits – Krokos Kozanis (Greek Saffron) Since ancient times, Greeks realized how precious Mother Nature’s gifts were. The Mediterranean climate along with the geological formations of the country created fertile ground where an abundance of wild herbs and plants could grow. Today, there are about 1800 endemic species that grow on Greek soil, with certified medicinal properties. Over the years, Greeks have successfully cultivated and benefitted from these various special herbs and foods, like the divine Krokos Kozanis, Greek Saffron. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” -Hippocrates ORIGIN AND TRAITS…