Our 1 gram Persian saffron has everything you need to fill your recipes with that intensely rich flavor. Perfect for smaller recipes, one gram of genuine saffron is all that is required to fill any recipe with a new world of flavor and aroma. Thanks to the convenience of our convenient packaging, adding saffron to your dishes has never been easier.
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Saffron is one of the most expensive spices in the world. Our saffron is unique, and highly trained farmers handpick it with decades of experience. Handpicked stigmas are collected, dried, and then packed for shipping to the finaly markets. Each gram of saffron threads can yield 90 to 95 red stigmas, measuring around 1.75 inches in length (4.5 cm)
Saffron (Crocus sativus) is a spice derived from the flower of the saffron crocus; it is among the costliest spices per unit weight. Saffron imparts a bitter taste and hay-like fragrance to food. It has numerous uses in traditional medicine with claims for nerve pain, cancer, circulatory problems, respiratory diseases, reproductive disorders, infectious diseases, mouth issues, skin problems, etc.
The most powerful benefits are listed below:
So, this spice will not only make your foods tasty, but it will give you excellent health benefits too.
Saffron has been used in cooking for centuries, but its rich red coloring is not just a beautiful addition to your dishes. Saffron, derived from Crocus flowers, is actually made up of threads that contain the valuable spice safflower!
Iran is the world’s largest producer of saffron, with 88% coming from its production. India comes second at 7%. Spain follows closely behind, producing 4%, but occupies 3rd place overall because they have less area under cultivation than other countries do!
Saffron has four main types, each with different qualities. These 4 types are Sargol, Super Negin, Negin, and Poshal.
The color of pure saffron is crimson red. If there are some impurities in it, the color may vary depending on the debris added.
Saffron is the name of the spice which is orange when it is not in pure form and is in crimson red color in its purest form.
Saffron needs ideal temperatures of 30 C to 40 C in summer and -10 C to -20 C in winters.
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