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Saffron Threads, 0.5 gram

Saffron Threads, 0.5 gram
Saffron Threads, 0.5 gram
Saffron Threads, 0.5 gram
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Regular price $8.99

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A small dose of heaven and an emblem of the historic Silk Road, Rumi's premier saffron, sourced directly from Afghan farmers, will add deep flavor and a beautiful color to any dish.

Non-GMO, gluten-free, & vegan. No preservatives or additives. 

With the aroma and flavor profile of Rumi Spice saffron, you only need 8-12 threads when cooking rice or risotto for two. The amount of saffron varies by recipe, but a healthy pinch of saffron is a solid benchmark.

Add warm (not boiling) water to the saffron threads in a small dish. A few tablespoons of water is enough. You should see a golden hue begin to emerge in the water. Let the threads soak in water for 5-10 minutes, ideally up to 20 minutes.

After the saffron is finished steeping, you may add the saffron and liquid to whatever you're cooking, such as risotto, paella, or soup. If making a dish or sauce requiring wine, infuse the saffron directly in wine. The compounds are drawn out even further, and the flavor profile is more pronounced.

Another way to bring out the full flavor profile of saffron is to crush the threads with a mortar and pestle to a powder-like consistency. We suggest this for non-liquid recipes or baking, like when making saffron cookies or cake.


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Julia H.
United States United States

The flavor wasn't as strong as I 'd hoped for but fair enough. Nevertheless, excellent value for money. Will order again when I've used up this order.

Constance C.
United States United States
Great spice

This is awesome. Love the saffron

A Rumi Spice Customer
United States United States

This is primo

Florence C.
United States United States
Love to support what you are doing.

I purchased the spices to give as thank you’s to friends who are helping us with necessary trips to the grocery or where ever while we are staying at home. The first recipient used her Berbere for dinner that very night she received it.

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Julien S.
Always buy your saffron from here!!!

I have purchased so much fake and low grade saffron over the years and am SO GLAD to have finally found a great supplier of actual top quality saffron. So many people act like they have good saffron, but it is just as **** as the cheapest stuff on Amazon. Glad Rumi exists so I can finally have good saffron!

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