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Austin’s Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmers’ markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of March 7, 2019. . . . READ MORE >>>

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The World’s Most Expensive Spice Is on the Verge of Extinction

Saffron fueled Kashmir’s local economy and culture for centuries, but its days might be numbered There are many local legends about how saffron came to Kashmir. One goes back to the 12th century, and says that Sufi saints Khawaja Masood Wali and Sheikh Sharif-u-din Wali presented a local chieftain with a saffron bulb after he cured them of an illness while they were traveling.

Source: ‘This Land Is Meant Only for Saffron. Without It, It Means Nothing.’