Saffron has the distinction of being the most precious spice in the world. Saffron possesses a deep, rich flavor and fragrance that is like no other!
Spanish saffron is considered to be the finest in the world. Spain's climate, atmosphere and temperature offers the optimum conditions for growing saffron. Lolita Superior Grade Spanish Saffron is unbeatable in color, aroma and flavor.
Saffron is widely known as an essential ingredient in Latin, Mideastern and Asian cuisines, especially in rice dishes.
To use, saffron threads should be broken up and infused in hot liquid to evenly diffuse the rich red color and intense aroma.The main pigment is water soluble, but the inclusion of some alcohol or fat int he extraction liquid will dissolve additional fat-soluble (pigments) carotenoids.
Product of Albacete, Castilla de la Mancha, Spain
1 oz of genuine saffron threads in a handsome tin box.