Known for its earthy flavor and the beautiful orange color it imparts on dishes it's added to, saffron is one of the most coveted--and expensive--spices of the world. These premium quality saffron threads are harvested in Castilla La Mancha in central Spain.
Word from the Expert
Saffron adds a beautiful, floral flavor to rice that is so characteristic of amazing paella. -Jamie Bissonnette, curator of the Spain Box