Jägermeister is an alcoholic digestif traditionally taken after a meal and contains 56 herbs and spices. A closely guarded secret the recipe does include; star anise and licorice root, cinnamon, juniper berries, ginger, coriander, sandalwood, ginseng, saffron, bitter orange zest and cloves.
For anyone who loves a curry it is great to be able to grow your own ingredients, even if you live in the UK and colder climates!
Risotto is thought to have been created in 1574 by a young apprentice called Valerius. After being teased about his stained glass windows being colored by saffron, he then smuggled … Continue Reading Basil, Parmesan and Saffron Risotto
Saffron can be replaced with safflower or poor man’s saffron, however these are still hard to come by ingredients. A more suitable alternative may well be turmeric, used in moderation or a gentle paprika. For color using calendula petals can work very well as can using chorizo in certain dishes.