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Black Honeys Gift 4-Pack 4x1.8 oz

Black Honeys Gift 4-Pack 4x1.8 oz

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  • Perfect Gift
  • Most Rare Varieties
  • Unique Taste

Black Greek honeys are amongst the most rare varieties of honey. 

Greek honey is renowned for its high quality and diverse flavors, thanks to the country's rich biodiversity and favorable climate for beekeeping. Each type of honey in your Black Honeys Gift 4-Pack originating from Greece offers a unique taste and character:

Chestnut Honey (1.8 oz): Chestnut honey comes from the nectar of chestnut tree blossoms. It is dark in color and has a robust, slightly bitter taste with hints of smokiness. Greek chestnut honey is often enjoyed for its strong flavor and medicinal properties.

Wild Oak Honey (1.8 oz): Oak honey is collected from the nectar of oak tree flowers. It has a thick, dark amber color and a complex flavor with woody and earthy notes. Greek wild oak honey is celebrated for its rich taste and often used in traditional Greek desserts and pastries.

Fir Honey (1.8 oz): Fir honey is sourced from the nectar of fir tree blossoms. It has a dark color and a distinct, slightly tangy taste with herbal undertones. Greek fir honey is known for its uniqueness and is frequently used in traditional Greek sweets like pasteli and melomakarona.

Pine Honey (1.8 oz): Pine honey is produced from the nectar of pine tree flowers. It has a dark, amber color and a sweet, resinous flavor with hints of pine and citrus. Greek pine honey is prized for its delightful taste and is used in both sweet and savory dishes.

Product Details

Each recyclable glass jar contains 1.8 oz / 50 grams of honey.

As a natural product, pure honey may crystallize over time. To restore it to its liquid form, simply warm the jar in a bowl of warm water.

Do not feed honey to babies under one year of age.

1x1.8 oz Chestnut honey
1x1.8 oz Wild Oak honey
1x1.8 oz Fir honey
1x1.8 oz Pine honey

Farm Information

The different types of honey in your Black Honeys Gift 4-Pack, each originating from different regions of Greece, will have distinct characteristics and flavors due to the varied floral sources and microclimates in these regions. Here's some information about the regions they come from:

Chestnut Honey from Greece:

Chestnut honey is often sourced from areas like Pelion, a mountainous region in Thessaly. The chestnut trees in this region contribute to the unique flavor of the honey. Chestnut honey from Greece is known for its dark color and a robust, slightly bitter taste.
Wild Oak Honey from Greece:

Oak honey can be found in several regions, including Arcadia in the Peloponnese and parts of mainland Greece. The oak trees in these areas provide a rich source of nectar, resulting in honey with a dark amber color and a complex, woody flavor.
Fir Honey from Greece:

Fir honey often comes from regions like Evritania and some parts of Northern Greece. The nectar from fir tree blossoms gives this honey its dark color and a slightly tangy, herbal taste, making it unique and sought after in Greek cuisine.
Pine Honey from Greece:

Pine honey is commonly produced in areas with extensive pine forests, such as the Peloponnese, Euboea, and Crete. The nectar from pine tree flowers imparts a sweet, resinous flavor with hints of pine and citrus to the honey.
Each of these regions has its own climate, soil, and flora, which influences the taste and aroma of the honey produced there. The varied landscapes of Greece contribute to the diversity of Greek honey, allowing you to explore a range of distinct and delicious flavors in your 4-Pack. These honeys reflect the unique terroirs of their respective regions, making them a delightful and authentic taste of Greece.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts (per 100g)
Energy 1340 kj
Fat 0g, of which saturates 0g
Carbohydrate 80g, of which sugars 70g
Protein 0g
Salt 0,005g

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Pairs Well With

Chestnut Honey (1.8 oz):
Pairs well with strong cheeses like blue cheese or gorgonzola.
Delicious drizzled over roasted or grilled vegetables.
A great addition to charcuterie boards.

Wild Oak Honey (1.8 oz):
Complements a variety of bread and pastries, such as whole-grain bread or croissants.
Goes nicely with yogurt, especially when combined with fresh fruits and nuts.
Adds a unique flavor to marinades for grilled meats or poultry.

Fir Honey (1.8 oz):
Excellent with Greek yogurt and a sprinkle of chopped nuts.
Pairs well with soft, mild cheeses like brie or camembert.
Use as a sweet glaze for roasted root vegetables.

Pine Honey (1.8 oz):
Drizzle over desserts like ice cream or panna cotta.
Mix into hot tea to add a unique sweetness and flavor.
Use as a glaze for roasted or grilled seafood, particularly salmon.

These are just a few ideas, and you can get creative with how you use these delicious honeys. Enjoy exploring the different flavor profiles and pairings with your Black Honeys Gift 4-Pack!

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