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The Spice That Hooked Medieval Nuns

The Spice That Hooked Medieval Nuns


Listen to this great podcast on Gastropod about Saffron that The Atlantic covered earlier this year.

"This episode, we visit his field at a secret location in Essex to learn how saffron is grown, hand-harvested, and dried—and about Smale’s uphill battle to uncover the lost art of successfully coaxing saffron from England’s soggy soils."

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