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Old 15.12.2010, 19:54
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Where can I get saffron? The below one, mostly grown in Spain, Greece or India



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Re: saffron

Coop sells it in little packages.
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Old 15.12.2010, 19:58
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Re: saffron

Pretty much any store.

Got some the other day at Denner, but Migros, Coop, Manor all carry it (at least here).

BTW, saffron is also grown in CH (Wallis).

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Re: saffron

Cool site about Swiss saffron: http://fxcuisine.com/default.asp?lan...esolution=high

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Old 15.12.2010, 20:08
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Re: saffron

Ok. I need to check in a bigger coop, the one in our town doesn't carry this item.
I actually ordered from ebay uk but it never turned up
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Re: saffron

You can get this in MIGROS (small quantity packs).
This is named as "safran" in Migros
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Re: saffron

Hi..Did you get the saffron?? or else I can buy the saffron and meet you in person and hand it over to you...
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I got it now. Thanks Rocky
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Hi..Did you get the saffron?? or else I can buy the saffron and meet you in person and hand it over to you...
Saffron dealing in Zürich??
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Re: saffron

And does anybody know where to find good saffron, maybe online, or in some market in or near Zurich?
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Re: saffron

These guys have all kinds of spices, coffee, tea.

The shop is fun, but also mail order. Got some saffron from Iran here, although some of the best is from Tuscany

https://www.schwarzenbach.ch
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Re: saffron

Try Iranian Grocery Shops. There are at least 4 in Zürich. They have very good quality saffron. Zagros is one of them, Badenerstr.
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Re: saffron

Thank you, I had completely forgotten about Schwarzenbach!
And also thank you for the idea about the iranian shops - I tried buying some saffron from the iranian guy at the market on HB and it just had zero taste. Maybe some of the shops will be better.
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Re: saffron

Is price/quality of saffron better at Asian shops or mainstream supermarkets?
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Is price/quality of saffron better at Asian shops or mainstream supermarkets?
I tried several brands and failed to taste any difference between different brands of saffron from Coop, ALDI, Turkish and several Pan-Asian markets. If it is genuine and preserved well, it is pretty much the same.
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Re: saffron

I ordered them from Amazon US. The best ones I tried are

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1


Among Migros and Coop Migros' is better imo even though in powder form. Coop both bio and fine food are mediocre.
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