Blue Mines Cycle Trekking

November2016

Elicriso, a Mediterranean scent

The elicriso, known in English as helichrysum or everlasting, is a typical plant of the Mediterranean area. The name is derived from the Greek words helios (sun) and chrysos (gold), due to its flower shape and colour. It is a perennial plant strongly rooted, about 40 cm tall, with ash-grey colour branches and

Zafferano di Sardegna, a protected spice

The Zafferano di Sardegna is the typical Sardinian saffron. This spice derives from the flower of Crocus sativus, also known as the saffron crocus. Since 2009 Sardinian saffron produced in the Medio Campidano county is recognised as a protected typical product, through a D.O.P. certification.  Cultivated in San Gavino, Villanovafranca and Turri towns, in each one