Cooking in proximity to the niche farms of the North Coast has perks, especially if you are fond of Mediterranean food.
KELSEYVILLE, Calif. – Lake County has long been known for pears, winegrapes and walnuts, but it may soon be known for another unique and ancient commodity – saffron.Continue reading
In January, Price and her husband Simon Avery began selling their first big harvest of the organic saffron they first planted in 2017 at their Peace and Plenty Farm in Kelseyville (Lake County). A Mediterranean specialty, saffron is one of the world’s most expensive spices because each brick-red thread must be picked from a single purple flower. The couple harvested 58,000 flowers by hand, carefully removed the threads and then dried and cured them.Continue reading