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The Gathering of Saffron Brand Spanish Saffron 1oz in Golden Tin

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The Gathering of Saffron
28.35 Grams
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THE GATHERING OF SAFFRON SPANISH SAFFRON is one of the finest and most popular brands of Spanish Saffron, used by renown chefs around the world. 100% pure, the freshest on the market, Category I or Select Grade quality and free from any objectionable or animal matter - those are the qualities that define a superior saffron. The decorative tin container makes sure that the saffron is kept away from light and retains its full aroma, flavor and color. But it also makes a great gift for any food connoisseur!

Saffron is the three stigmas of the saffron crocus flower. Very delicate and thread-like, the stigmas have a bright orange-red color and with high quality saffron, such as our “Gathering of Saffron” brand, this color is uniform. The Select Grade is considered the top of the line Saffron, well known for its strong perfume, lovely flavor and excellent coloring capabilities. The price of saffron is affirmed by its coloring power, with categories from I to IV and with category I being the strongest. But as with other expensive spices, a little goes a long way, and most recipes only call for one pinch at a time. One of the main reasons for the rather high price of saffron is the amount of work involved in cultivating and harvesting the stigmas from the crocus flower. Furthermore, each crocus flower provides only 3 red stigmas. So in order to produce 1 oz of saffron, approximately 14,000 of these little saffron threads are needed. The tiny threads must be handpicked from the crocus flower at dawn as soon as the flower opens, to protect the stigmas from sunlight.

To ensure maximum flavor and aroma, please store saffron away from heat, light and moisture since these conditions will accelerate the aging process of saffron. Although saffron will age very graciously and can be kept for years, proper storage is necessary. Storage temperature should not exceed 68 Degrees Fahrenheit and humidity should be under 40 percent. Do not refrigerate since the humidity might affect the saffron quality.

Saffron is used in Mediterranean, Indian and Asian cuisines. It is especially good in seafood dishes such as Paella and Bouillabaisse, but is often used in risotto, soups and stews.

Preparation: Saffron needs heat to release its flavor and color. The preferred method is covered soaking in hot water or broth for at least 2 hours. Use 3 parts of hot liquid for 1 part of saffron. You will see that the threads soak up the liquid and expand in size. This liquid can then be added to your recipes. Enjoy!

Country Of Origin: Product of Spain

Brand: The Gathering of Saffron Brand

Ingredients: Saffron

Product Weight: 28.35 Gram (1 oz)

Storage Instructions: Keep in Cool & Dry Place

Package: Tin Container

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  1. The Best

    Posted by Saleh A. on 27th May 2015

    Marosa Spanish Saffron is the best of it's kind you can notice the difference when you cook for your friends and family.

  2. Bob G

    Posted by on 10th Apr 2015

    Great Value. Quality Product.

  3. aromatic

    Posted by Ruth H. on 10th Apr 2015

    Great product!

  4. Thanks for shipped 1 day

    Posted by Supinda K. on 7th Apr 2015

    Thanks for shipped 1 day priority mail

  5. saffron

    Posted by Hidy I. on 7th Apr 2015

    The smell is pretty strong and that's what I need, however I wish they have 2oz tin.

  6. Good

    Posted by Hidy I. on 6th Apr 2015

    good product, I like it so far.

  7. The Gathering of saffron

    Posted by NOBIL K. on 27th Mar 2015

    Order received as promised and in good condition Thanks

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