Blogs & Recipes

How to Recognize The Real Saffron and Evaluate the Quality of It? - Heray Spice
Jan 02, 2023
Understanding the real vs Fake saffron is a question that most people face when buying saffron. In this post, I will deeply explain each aspect of saffron quality and methods on differentiating real vs fake saffron. Fake saffron is mostly adulterants and foreign materials that are colored with red food coloring and sold as real saffron. The fake saffron has no flavor and have a metallic taste like chemicals. Fake saffron also smells like tabacco or chemical substances, it a sharp and unpleasant smell. On the other hand, real saffron has a pleasant and strong floral smell, with a honeyed earthy taste. It has a mixed of sweet and bitter taste. It is an enjoyable essence of flavor that you are looking in saffron.
Saffron Risotto Recipe - Heray Spice
Nov 11, 2022
This Saffron Risotto is one of the simplest risottos you can make but feels extra special and is incredibly comforting. Ready in just 30 minutes this risotto can be served as a hearty main or comforting side dish with stewed meats or fish plus leftovers will never go to waste!
Saffron Chicken
Nov 11, 2022
Every culture cooks chicken in different methods and with different spices. Today is the Afghan Style Saffron Chicken Version :) In Afghani Saffron Chicken, the following few things make the biggest difference: saffron, chichen, garlic, and marinade.
Chefs Best Heray Saffron
Nov 11, 2022
Known as one of the most expensive spices in the world, there's much about saffron that Western cultures often misunderstand. This week on Beyond the Shelf, we spoke with the CEO & Co-Founder of Heray Spice, Mohammad Salehi. 
Heray Spice Processing Center Herat AFG.
Nov 11, 2022
We are excited to announce that our processing facility center in Herat Afghanistan is back open.After 4 months, we finally recalled some of our partners and employees and opened our office and facility.
Our New Partnership with Pasha International - Heray Spice
Nov 11, 2022
We are thrilled to announce that Heray Spice partnered with Pasha International, a family-owned local business in central New Jersey. We want to make sure our customers can access Heray Saffron across the country though mission-driven companies like Pasha.