Blogs & Recipes

Saffron Mashed Potatoes Recipe - Heray Spice
Mar 16, 2023
Takes 30 minutes to make, and serves 2 people. If you're looking for a way to elevate your mashed potato game, try adding saffron! Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of the crocus plant, and it has a unique flavor and aroma that can transform your mashed potatoes into something truly special. This recipe serves 2 people and takes approximately 30 minutes to make. Ingredients: 1 pound of potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes 1/4 cup of milk 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter 1/8 teaspoon of saffron threads Salt and pepper to taste
Saffron Rice Recipe - Heray Spice
Mar 05, 2023
Saffron rice is a popular dish in many cultures, particularly in the Middle East and Asia. It is a fragrant and flavorful rice dish that is commonly served as a side dish or as a main course with various meat and vegetable dishes. The dish gets its name from the addition of saffron, which is a highly prized spice known for its rich color, unique aroma, and distinct flavor. Saffron rice is often made with basmati rice, which is a long-grain rice that cooks up fluffy and fragrant, making it the perfect base for the flavorful saffron and other spices that are often added. Overall, saffron rice is a delicious and versatile dish that is loved by many and can be enjoyed on its own or as an accompaniment to a variety of different dishes.
Saffron Kobideh Kabab Recipe: A Flavorful Iranian Delight - Heray Spice
Mar 05, 2023
Saffron kobideh kabab is a popular dish in Iranian cuisine, made with ground beef or lamb, and flavored with saffron, a highly prized spice known for its distinct aroma and flavor. It's a dish that's perfect for grilling, making it a great option for a summer barbecue or a festive occasion. Saffron kobideh kabab is typically served with rice, making it a filling and satisfying meal. The rice can be cooked with various herbs and spices such as saffron, cumin, or cardamom to complement the flavors of the kabobs. You can also add a side of salad or grilled vegetables to make it a complete meal. So when serving your saffron kobideh kababs, don't forget to add a generous helping of rice on the side. It's a perfect combination that will leave you feeling satisfied and fulfilled. In this recipe, we'll show you how to make saffron kobideh kabab from scratch, so you can enjoy this flavorful delight in the comfort of your own home.
What Is Sustainability Farming? - Heray Spice
Feb 27, 2023
There are numerous articles and discussions about sustainability and sustainable farming nowadays. Let's begin by understanding what sustainability means, and then delve into the practices of sustainable farming and supporting sustainable businesses as global citizens. What is Sustainability? Sustainability refers to the ability to maintain or sustain something over time, without depleting or damaging the resources on which it depends. In the context of the environment, sustainability means using resources in a way that does not compromise the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Sustainability involves balancing social, economic, and environmental considerations to ensure that development and progress are sustainable in the long term. This can include reducing greenhouse gas emissions, protecting biodiversity, conserving natural resources such as water and land, and promoting social equity and economic prosperity. Sustainability is becoming increasingly important as the world's population grows, and as the impacts of climate change and environmental degradation become more severe. Many individuals, businesses, and governments are working to promote sustainability through initiatives such as renewable energy development, waste reduction, sustainable agriculture, and green building practices.
Ethical Trade for a Better World: Our Commitment to Chicago Fair Trade Organization - Heray Spice
Feb 25, 2023
Heray Spice Joins Chicago Fair Trade Organization to Further Its Mission of Ethical Trade and Sustainable Livelihoods  Chicago Fair Trade Organization (CFTO) is a non-profit organization that aims to promote fair trade principles in the Chicago area and beyond. Founded in 2006, CFTO has grown to include more than 70 business, institutional, and individual members who share a commitment to ethical trade, sustainable livelihoods, and environmental sustainability. The organization works to raise public awareness about fair trade and advocate for policies that promote fair and sustainable trade practices. Through its various initiatives and programs, CFTO strives to create a more just and equitable global economy, where all workers and producers are treated fairly and have the opportunity to thrive. Heray Spice, a local Chicago business with a social mission to support farmers with better wages and provide chefs with high-quality spices directly sourced from Afghanistan, is proud to announce its membership with the Chicago Fair Trade Organization.
Saffron French Toast Recipe - Heray Spice
Feb 25, 2023
30 minutes French toast is a classic breakfast dish that's loved by many. But have you ever tried adding saffron to it? This spice adds a unique flavor and aroma to the dish, making it even more delicious. Here's a recipe for Saffron French Toast that you can try at home. Ingredients: 2 large eggs 1/2 cup heavy cream milk 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground cardamom A pinch of saffron threads 1/4 cup sugar 4 slices of bread Butter or oil for frying Maple syrup for serving