Gathering Saffron in Navelli (Abruzzo, Italy). Saffron is obtained by collecting the flower stamens of a very specific iris flower. It is difficult work and that is the reason why saffron is so expensive.
Seared Sea Scallops In Saffron Sauce Recipe: 6 tablespoons unsalted butter - divided 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 12 large sea scallops - patted dry 1 cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream pinch of saffron threads..... Scallops are little bites from heaven... I'm not even kidding you.