the fragrance of orange blossom characterizes this honey, along with notes of honeysuckle flowers, hawthorn and yellow melon. pleasantly sweet on the palate, with floral notes that can develop into lightly fruited notes, inviting additional tastes. the compound responsible for the distinctive orange blossom aroma is methylantranilate, and the amount of it present in the honey varies depending on the place of origin.
its characteristic acidity and floral notes make it ideal for use in pastry making: pastiera with wheat, fried pasta concoctions and citrus compotes, a good match for savory dishes, with spring flower or vegetable omelettes, in marinades for raw fish.
in the kitchen
with extra virgin olive oil and lemon for salads and crudités