Saffron is an aromatic spice derived from the stigmas of the Saffron crocus or Crocus sativus The red-gold stigmas are also known as saffron threads. Because of their delicate construction, saffron threads are often harvested by hand.
Botanical Name: Crocus sativus
Botanical Name: Autumn crocus, Spanish saffron
Directions: For best flavor, steep in hot water for 5-20 minutes before adding to food. For a pinch (20 threads) of Saffron, use 3 tbsp of water.
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