Overview

saffron


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Orange powder from the stigmata of the saffron crocus, Crocus sativus; 1 g requires the stigmata of 1 500 flowers and yields about 50 mg of extract. Used as natural food colour and spice. Very soluble in water.

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.


Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »


Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.