There is saffron and saffron.
Saffron from Africa, saffron from Asia, saffron from North America, saffron from Italy and Spain, and then there is a minor, tiny cultivation of saffron in Aveyron, France, chez my in laws!
The picture above is the 2008 harvest from my in laws field: 2-3 grames of one of the world most expensive spice.
Few grames spreading an heavenly parfum all around the spice drawer. Few grams to be carefully used
Next, what i did with them