From Asia to Middle East, Europe and South America, saffron has been used for over 3,000 years in medicine, beauty and of course food. The harvest of the delicate bright threads is one of the hardest, making saffron the most expensive out there.
Rich in antioxidants, minerals and vitamins, this precious spice will not only assist in a variety of ailments but enhance your recipes with the contradistinctive gold colour and intense aroma. In Italy, saffron is most famously used in the Risotto alla Milanese. To extract the colour, dissolve the bright red threads in a warm liquid, if you are adding it to food opt for cream or butter.
Vegan and vegetarian friendly, gluten and cruelty free*. Organic, grown and made in Italy with ingredients from the Tuscany Maremma.
*Did you know that hedgehog are super gluttonous of saffron threads? Not to worry: no hedgehog was harmed in the cultivation and harvest of this product.