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Saffron Stigmas B-Grade

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The world’s most expensive spice, saffron is the stigma plucked from the purple-flowered crocus. Each flower has only three stigmas, and a five-acre plot yields between 500 and 750g of this hand-picked spice.

Saffron grading is lab tested, with A and B being the highest of four grades. A-grade has the deepest red and is the most concentrated in flavour; B-grade, which comes from a different section of the stigma closer to the base of the flower, is still of exceptional quality.

Also known as: Crocus sativus

Soak a pinch of saffron threads in warm water, using both the golden liquid and strands in cooking. Alternatively, add the dry threads into slow-simmering dishes in the early stages of cooking. Saffron pairs well with seafood, vegetables and chicken; dairy, rice and pasta; and rose, citrus, apple, cardamom, honey, nuts and dried apricots.
Crocus Sativus (Saffron)
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Reviewed by Geoffrey S.
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Saffron revelation

Best saffron I’ve ever used. So tasty. I made a really good lemon saffron risotto

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Reviewed by Linda D.
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Paella with prawns and chicken

Paella was delicious with the addition of the saffron.

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