aroma of acacia and white spring flowers, with hints of jordan almonds and bourbon vanilla. to the palate it is sweet and silken, and its finish confirms the full range of different olfactory sensations, revealing a fresh note of sweet almond. definitely the highest in fructose content, the sweetest and most hygroscopic of honeys.
accompaniments: goat cheeses, pecorini and blue cheeses.
in the kitchen
used in candied fruit and vegetables, or to preserve them in syrup. always liquid and easily soluble, it is also ideal for fruit salads, where it limits oxidation, good also as a glaze on fruit tarts and fruit cakes in general. added to tomato sauce it exalts the flavor while toning down the acidity.
“A noble ingredient” to be used in all culinary preparations, traditional as well as innovative.
Andrea Paternoster’s dream is to capture the unique essence of each variety of flower. A nomadic beekeeper, Andrea travels with his bees throughout Italy, carefully following the flowering seasons of dozens of different types of flowers, to produce a beautiful variety of monofloral honeys whose flavors capture the essence and uniqueness of each flower. Key to his art is being in harmony with the bees and his ability to follow the natural cycles and the myriad of blossoms as they play out along the Italian peninsula’s climatic and geographical differences.
Mieli Thun Monofloral Honeys are produced without pasteurization or additives. In this way Andrea is able to capture the pure fragrance and flavor of each flower species in the respective honey.