How saffron is farmed and its importance as a spice of feast and ritual
Books by Marryam H. ReshiiDec 07, 2017
The year was 1985. Harpreet Singh Chhabra, managing director
of the 175-year-old company Baby Brand Saffron, was on his fifteenth visit to
the Kashmir valley; this time for his honeymoon. He had been going there for as
long back as he could remember. The Amritsar-based business his grandfather had
set up was based on saffron: the family has been important dealers in the spice
for nearly two centuries.
As Harpreet and his bride lounged in a shikara on Dal lake,
a small boat came up next
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Marryam H. Reshii
has written about food for the past three decades for a number of publications including the Times of India.
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