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Cooking with Saffron: Kashmir Saffron Tea

By Theresa O'Shea
December/January 2011
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Saffron tea is said to be good for colds, coughs and low spirits, among other things.

• 3 cups water
• 1 cinnamon stick
• 4 to 5 saffron threads
• 3 bruised cardamom pods
• 2 tablespoons flaked almonds
• Honey, to taste

1. Put water and spices in pan and bring to a boil.

2. Lower the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

3. Pour tea, add some flaked almonds and stir.

4. Add honey to taste.

Theresa O'Shea is a British freelance journalist who lives in the south of Spain and adores Spanish cooking. 

Click here for the main article, Grow, Cook and Heal with Saffron.

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