RFF#42 – Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world…

…because it takes 200 crocus flowers to produce one gram.

Before...

Before…

...and after

…and after

I learned about this fact from: Globe Trekker – The Story of Spice which aired on WNED Sunday July 21st 2013

Photo Source: thenerdchef.wordpress.com and caviar.bc.ca