Persian saffron rock candy or sugar candy, a type of confection made of large sugar crystals on a skewer or string. They usually made from a mixture of sugar and water with some saffron threads in them, and are really popular with Persian, especially with tea.
Persian saffron rock candy
Persian saffron rock candy made by first creating a supersaturated solution of sugar, water and saffron extract. Then they heat the solution to allow more sugar to solve. In the next step they add strings or skewers and allow the solution to cool down. Large sugar crystals will form along the string and skewers and make the rock candy than can be enjoyed. Some producers also add saffron threads the rock candy.
Sale of Saffron Candy
Persian saffron rock candy really popular in Iranian culture and often enjoyed with tea. They also believed to be laxative and can prevent constipation. There is also some benefits for the digestive system. These benefits and cultural popularity, made saffron rock candies an international popular delicacy. A lot of websites and companies sell imported or local saffron rock candies in different parts of the world.