Deliciously fragrant and colourful, this Spanish Saffron features superior grade quality saffron. Collected from the stamens of crocuses, Spanish Saffron is the finest spice in the world and it is an absolutely indispensable ingredient in Spanish and Italian cooking. These Deep red threads (stigma) contain no waste or white plant parts (styles) that reduce the quality ; only the best of the best in our products! Spanish Saffron always adds such a beautiful fragrance to foods such as paella, casseroles and many other dishes. Saffron releases it's flavor when heated, thus it is important to add the saffron before the dish is done cooking. You may add the saffron directly to the dish, or infuse it in warm liquid to release the flavor.