Saffron is one of the most aromatic precious spices with long history of use in food, drink, and fine fragrances. Saffron threads come from delicate flowering plant called Crocus Sativus. Each delicate purple bloom produces just three golden red threads. Best quality Saffron grows in full sunlight and ideally in sloping surfaces facing sunlight. This Mayfair Tea Saffron is harvested in ideal sunny condition Afghanistan mountains. These threads are sundried and carefully graded to produce the highest quality. This particular grade of Negin Saffron is of highest quality containing maximum amounts of vital Saffron components such as Picrocrocin, Safranal, Crocin. These Saffron strands are grown using organic only methods and checked carefully to ensure highest quality and purity.
Brewing Guide: 1-3 strands in 250 ml water at 90°C for 4-6 min
Cooking Guide: For golden saffron rice add a few strands to water before cooking. For baked goods add a few strands to warm water or oil before mixing dough or pastry. For soups and other dishes add a few strands to taste, lightly grind to powder before use or soak in water if necessary.