It takes 75,000 blossoms or 225,000 hand-picked stigmas to make a single pound which explains why it is the world’s most expensive spice. Its most common function is to colour rice yellow, where its delicate flavour make it the most famous of Italian rice dishes, the risotto Milanese.
ALL AMOUNTS OF SAFFRON ARE SOLD IN GRAMS AND NOT OUNCES.
$15 / 1/2 GRAMM
Medicinal: An antispasmodic, diaphoretic, carminative, emmenagogic and sedative.