Saffron Threads / 1 oz
Saffron Threads are the dried stigmas of the saffron crocus flower. Saffron 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. Deep red-orange threads add a brilliant yellow-orange colour to food.
For best flavour and color, lightly toast threads in a dry pan to release their essential oils and then grind prior to use. When adding threads to dishes with very little liquid, soak saffron first in lukewarm water and add at the end of cooking. It adds a unique, bitter almond-like flavor and aroma. It's delicate flavour compliments light meats, fish and poultry. Frequently used to season pilaf, Italian risotto and Mexican rice. Saffron loses its flavor after long periods of cooking, so it is best added to a dish near the end of preparation. Product of Spain.
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