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.
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.
in the kitchen
Altitude distribution: 0-1000 m
bloom period: april - may
native to the appalachians, these trees can reach a height of 20m. their canopy is dense, with innately compound leaves, with leaflets whose number ranges from 11 to 21. the white flowers produce pods containing beans. although the plant itself is toxic, its flowers are edible.
pollens and combinations
horse chestnut, false indigo, blood orange, honey locust