Notes of burnt caramel, coffee powder, chamomile extract, turmeric, saffron and a cue of stewed fruit compose its characteristic redolences. Its taste is sweet and balanced between caramel and prevailing tamarind scents.
Due to the richness in insoluble substances, the honey is extremely dark even just after being extracted from the combs.
Marries up gorgeously with sweet spices, cinnamon and nutmeg, and also with aniseed and pepper. Indicated to create unusual chutneys and jams. A perfect match with bacon and sausage.
per salumi freschi e speziati, porchetta e cotechino
Altitude distribution: 0-1200 m
flowering period: from march to may
Bushy small tree belonging to the numerous genus Erica native to the Mediterranean region. Flowers profusely with white or pinkish flowers. Likes acid, fresh somewhat humid soils.
Its name derives from Greek ereikein, to break, in reference to the fragility of its branches.
biancospino, citiso, prugnolo, alaterno