Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus Sativus, commonly known as the "saffron crocus." The vivid crimson stigmas and styles, called threads, are collected and dried to be used mainly as a seasoning and coloring agent in food.

Origin: Afganistan 

Serving Suggestions: Saffron is a classic seasoning for paella but can also be used to flavor broths, sauces, oil, vinegars.