To dissolve the saffron in pistils: put in a cup of very hot water and soak the stigmas. Cover and leave to infuse for 40/60 minutes. You will see the water turn bright yellow, pour it into your plate at the end of cooking to avoid cooking saffron.
Saffron is perfect for giving flavor and color to many dishes. It is made from the stigmas of the flower, which usually blooms in autumn.