Spanish Saffron

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Saffron Threads are the dried stigmas of the saffron crocus flower. It is the most expensive spice in the world because each crocus produces only three stigmas, which are laboriously hand harvested during only three weeks of the year. Delicate flavor compliments light meats, fish and poultry. Use to season pilaf, Italian risotto and Mexican rice. Gives bouillabaisse its heady aroma and golden color. Saffron loses flavor after long periods of cooking, so it is best added to a dish near the end of preparation.

NET WT - 1 gram

Ingredients: Saffron

Storage Conditions - Store in a cool, dry place. Shelf Life 36 months
Gluten Status - This product by nature does not contain the gluten proteins found in wheat, rye or barley.
GMO Status - This product does not contain genetically engineered ingredients.
Vegan Status - This product does not contain any animal derived products including meat, milk, seafood, eggs, honey or bone char.

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1 Review

  • 5
    Freshest saffron available

    Published by Amy Lindsey on May 9th 2018

    We've been buying saffron from Salty Savory Sweet since they first opened in Reno a few years ago. We now live in California, but we still order our spices from this shop because the quality and freshness just cannot be beat.