This pure organic Safran comes directly from us small producers in the area Taliouine in Morocco. Harvested during the month of October , you have 150 pistils to 1 gram of saffron is why it is nicknamed the Red Gold of Morocco. Our Safran reveals cedar smells, tobacco , hay, citrus , pepper, mint and floral notes with a slight bitterness . Saffron is widely used in Arab cuisine , European, Indian , Iranian and Central Asia . It contributes to the orange-yellow coloring specialties containerThese characteristics make saffron a spice used in such diverse dishes as cheeses , sweets , some curries , liquors , soups , or meat dishes . Saffron is also used as a condiment for rice.