Saffron Powder 0.13 g
Saffron derives its origins from the Middle East where it goes by the Arabic name "za'fran"meaning "be yellow." In modern times Saffron is cultivated across Europe, the Middle East, and India. Comprised of the stamens of crocuses, the harvest of upwards of 150,000 flowers may only yield on kilogram or spice making Saffron the most expensive spice in the world. Saffron"s mild flavor accents dishes such as Spanish yellow rice, paella, bouillabaisse, and tagines. This packet of powdered saffron from Roland is an inexpensive alternative to the more expensive threads. Includes one envelope (0.13 grams) which will flavor 6 cups of rice.