Named after the 13th-century Persian poet, Rumi Spice partners with rural Afghan farmers to bring top-quality, sustainably-farmed saffron to customers around the world. Rumi Spice sources crocus flowers, from which saffron is derived, from local Afghan farms and employs more than 300 women in Herat, Afghanistan to hand-harvest the delicate crimson stigmas of the flowers.
Today carrots have come a long way from their small, wild ancestors of ancient times. Originally grown for their leaves and seeds, it was not until the early Middle Ages that the delicious, mildly sweet roots were cultivated in earnest. By then, car..
These oblong, brown-skinned potatoes have a high starch and low moisture content relative to other potatoes, which makes them ideal for baking, mashing and frying. In the United States, russet potatoes are primarily grown in Idaho, where the damp, mo..