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honey rhododendron

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crystallized
rhododendron
rhododendron
rhododendron

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honey

ethereal to the nose, with notes of fresh white flowers and snow; notes of alpine herbs and watermelon rind; at times the presence of wild thyme. sweet, intense, full, with a finale of virgin wax.honey made from r. ponticum has been known since antiquity as the “honey of folly”; but have no fear: ours is well balanced!

accompaniments

by territorial overlap and tradition, it is paired with whole milk mountain cheeses, or used in the mix for cheese canederli and to lessen the acidity of sauerkraut.

in the kitchen

for well balanced gastronomic contrasts like bittersweet or salty-sweet. to glaze or candy acid fruit. just before serving, mixed into vegetable or cheese risotto with the butter. in marinades for freshwater fish. dissolved in water, then frozen and shaved, for an ethereal granita. - View the recipes

provenance

altitude range: 1400-2300m
bloom period: june - july

veneto umbria toscana trentino alto adige sicilia sardegna piemonte molise marche liguria lazio lombardia friuli venezia giulia emilia romagna campania calabria basilicata valle d'aosta puglia abruzzo

plant variety

shrub of the ericacee family, typical of the alpine landscape, growing to ca. 40-90cm in height, with red flowers and green leaves with reddish undersides. it prefers the acidic soil and cold temperatures typical of high altitudes. patience and modesty are reflected in rhododendron flowers according to japanese floral lore, hanakotoba.

pollens and combinations

forget-me-not, sainfoin, raspberry, goldmoss stonecrop

recipes and cocktail
rhododendron

miele, bacche e aceto

ingredienti per 10 persone per gli aceti: mela, lampone e birra e miele ridotti al 50%. all’occorrenza aggiungi del miele di acacia (un cucchiaino per aceto) per la tisana: 1 cucchiaio... read more


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mielicromia

honey colors have iridescent tones, with many hues and highlights, making it difficult to define and codify a scale. mielicromia i san excuse for collecting curiosities, sensory notes, ideas for culinary uses, matching pollens, place of origin and botanical information about the flowers that generate the honey. an id card for each one, an indispensabile tool for recoignizing, reusing and returning honeys, in the plural, to the dignity they deserve. ed. by: mieli thun - corraini edizioni
amiisbn: 9788890522505
pages: 56



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