- Aromatic, intense taste
- Adds aroma and color to paella and other Spanish dishes
- Ideal for everyday cooking
- Size - 1 gr/0.035 oz
Often referred to as “the gold of spices,” saffron is intertwined with Spanish cuisine and is an indispensable ingredient in paella and other rices and stews. Its bright floral taste and golden coloring power enhances everything from rice and meat to stews, soups and sauces.
We worked with our artisan supplier to offer a saffron that has the quality of an everyday luxury. Grown and produced in La Mancha, this saffron is perfect for a quick paella or stew. It is categorized as Standard, which is one step below the premium Select version, and is great for everyday use.
Although saffron traces its origins to Asia Minor and is now widely produced in countries like China and Iran, most foodies agree that the finest saffron is Spanish. Formed from the dried yellow stigmas of the purple crocus, harvesting is a lengthy and painstaking process. The flowers are hand picked, and then the thread-like stigmas are immediately and intricately plucked for drying. Each crocus contains only three stigmas and it takes over 200,000 stigmas to make one pound of saffron.
Peregrino is La Tienda’s exclusive brand, created to inspire a collection of high-quality iconic foods from Spain. Each Peregrino product represents the best of Spain, and the traditions and cuisine of its culture.
Saffron threads. Gluten Free.
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"A wonderful saffron. "
Byron Browne - Austin, TX - Sep 17, 2017
"Excellent product "
Maxi - Indianapolis , IN - Mar 6, 2017
"Great tasting product that really made my Christmas Paella."
Steph - Huntsville, AL - Jan 2, 2017
"Bought this as a gift for my brother. He was overjoyed and had never used Saffron. He used it in his butternut squash soup and was very happy with the taste."
LostInJax - Jacksonville, FL - Nov 11, 2016
"Excellent enhancement to paella!"
Cheryl Grant - Bridgehampton, NY - Jun 5, 2016
WILLIAM PEARSON - ALEXANDRIA, VA - Mar 13, 2016
Jack Paz - Rome, NY - Dec 28, 2015
"Nice volume of strands for the price. "
Greg Groves - Casper, WY - Jul 15, 2015
"Fresh & excellent flavor!"
wayne schachner - edison, NJ - Mar 1, 2015
"Delicious! "Made" my paella."
NANCY PINSON - HAPPY VALLEY, OR - Jan 18, 2015
"I use Peregrino Saffron regularly and have always been completely satisfied."
claire berent - san antonio, TX - Jan 11, 2015
"outstanding........ Can't wait to try other products."
IRENE FINN - SIERRA VISTA, AZ - Oct 23, 2014
"goes without saying that a little saffron goes a long way"
michele segina - los angeles, CA - Oct 20, 2014
"Saffron - the ultimate delicacy with rice and or meats!! Everyone should or shall have it in their kitchen, great aroma great flavor and unique."
Jose Raul Sanchez - San Juan, Florida - Oct 19, 2014
"Great Saffron for an even greater price. It makes my paella something that everyone looks forward to!"
Rachael Booth - LANDAFF, NH - Apr 6, 2014