Achieve the taste of Spain through this world-renowned and sought-after ingredient. Hailing from Andalusia, Spain, these 2 Jars of premium Spanish Saffron are collected by harvesting the stigma of the crocus plant by hand, all done immediately after sunrise to avoid damage to the end product. These are then dried and pruned using an intricate technique passed on from generation to generation to extract such an ancient commodity.With each flower only producing three stigmas, the process of harvesting Spanish saffron is not something that can be done by just anyone. It takes unmatched skill and years of experience to guarantee you will get nothing but the brilliant color and aroma of premium Spanish saffron with each jar.
- Spain's classic spice for paella and rices
- Aromatic, intense taste
- 100% Natural
- Size: 0.035 oz (1g)
- Product of Andalusia, Spain.
What is Safron?
Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus, The vivid crimson stigma and styles, called threads, are collected and dried for use mainly as a seasoning and coloring agent in food.
- What does saffron taste like?
Saffron has a sweet, floral taste to it. It's earthy and has a complex nuanced flavor. If the saffron tastes bitter, metallic, or plastic like these are cheap imitators of this unique spice and should be avoided.
- What is saffron used for?
The most classic use is rice dishes: risottos, pilafs, and paellas. A small pinch adds brilliant color, aroma, and flavor against bland grains.
- What's so special about saffron?
Saffron is a powerful spice high in antioxidants. It has been linked to health benefits, such as improved mood, libido, and sexual function, as well as reduced PMS symptoms and enhanced weight loss.
- Why saffron is so expensive?
Since such a small part of the flower is used, it takes 75,000 saffron flowers to make one pound of saffron spice. The small amount of saffron spice per plant, along with the fact that harvesting must be done manually, leads to saffron's being majorly expensive.
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