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honey strawberry tree

liquid
crystallized

honey

notes of roasted coffee, soil minerals, followed by the scent of cocoa beans, rhubarb and gentian, all in all a complex olfactory spectrum. the taste is characterized by a mild sweetness followed by bitter notes of plants such as chicory, moist tobacco leaf, cocoa beans, freshly cut wood and bitter roots. its marker is homogentisic acid, absent in all other honeys.

accompaniments

in accompaniment to jerusalem artichokes and cardoons by affinity, or in coffee or an infusion with bitter notes, capable of delivering seductive sensations paired with bittersweet chocolate of varying degrees of purity. in any unsweet cocktail, goes well with peat whiskey, chinotto and bitter orange.

in the kitchen

added to any vegetable, bitter roots, artichokes and cardoons. prepare a cream with mascarpone, cream, bourbon vanilla and honey to go with some gaufre.

provenance

altitude range: 0-800m
bloom period: october-december

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

evergreen shrub or tree that rarely reaches a height of 10m. the trunk has reddish, scaly bark and a dense, rounded canopy. flowers greenish or white, edible fruit about 4cm in diameter, of a color going from yellow to bright red. legend has it that the strawberry tree was born from the blood of the giant geryon, defeated by hercules in his tenth labor.

pollens and combinations

carob, ivy, alanroot, sasparilla

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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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