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Mediterranean Taste Special Gift Pack 4x1.8 oz

Mediterranean Taste Special Gift Pack 4x1.8 oz

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A unique collection comprising 4 Greek varieties of honeys famous for their amber color and their exquisite scent.
They exude all the flavors and scents of Greek nature.

Thyme Honey (1x1.8 oz):

  • Thyme honey is produced by bees that primarily collect nectar from thyme flowers. It is known for its unique and distinct flavor profile, which includes herbal and earthy notes.
  • It often has a strong aroma, reminiscent of thyme herbs, and a medium to dark amber color.
  • Thyme honey is prized for its potential health benefits and is used in traditional medicine for its supposed antibacterial and antioxidant properties.
  • It's great for drizzling on yogurt, cheese, or using in salad dressings due to its rich and robust taste.

Orange Blossom Honey (1x1.8 oz):

  • Orange blossom honey is made from the nectar collected by bees from orange tree blossoms. It is known for its light and citrusy flavor.
  • This honey has a mild, sweet aroma with hints of orange blossom and a light golden to pale amber color.
  • It's a popular choice for sweetening beverages, such as tea or coffee, and for use in baking and desserts.
  • The citrusy notes make it a great complement to fruit salads and as a glaze for poultry.

Eucalyptus Honey (1x1.8 oz):

  • Eucalyptus honey is produced when bees forage on the nectar of eucalyptus tree flowers. It has a unique flavor profile due to the eucalyptus source, which can include subtle menthol and herbal notes.
  • The color of eucalyptus honey can range from light amber to medium amber.
  • Due to its potential medicinal properties, it is often used as a natural remedy for soothing coughs and sore throats.
  • Its distinct taste makes it a good choice for spreading on bread or adding to hot beverages for relief from cold symptoms.

Wildflowers Honey (1x1.8 oz):

  • Wildflowers honey is a delightful blend of nectar from various wildflowers, resulting in a diverse and complex flavor profile.
  • The color can vary depending on the flowers in the mix but often falls in the range of light to medium amber.
  • It offers a taste that captures the essence of the local flora, making it a great choice for those who enjoy a more varied and nuanced honey experience.
  • It can be used in a wide range of culinary applications, from sweetening tea to drizzling on pancakes or using in salad dressings.

      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 Τhyme honey
      1x1.8 oz Orange blossom honey
      1x1.8 oz Eucalyptus honey
      1x1.8 oz Wild flowers honey

      Farm Information

      It's great to know that these honey varieties come from different regions of Greece. Greece is renowned for its diverse flora and landscapes, which can significantly influence the flavor and characteristics of the honey produced in different regions. Here's some additional information on how the regional variations might affect these honey types:

      Thyme Honey from Greece:

      Greece is known for its extensive thyme-covered landscapes, particularly in regions like Crete. Cretan thyme honey is highly regarded for its quality and rich flavor, thanks to the abundance of thyme plants in this area. The warm Mediterranean climate and pristine environment contribute to the unique taste of Greek thyme honey.

      Orange Blossom Honey from Greece:

      Orange groves are abundant in various parts of Greece, especially in regions like Peloponnese and the islands. The orange blossoms' nectar contributes to the citrusy notes and aroma of Greek orange blossom honey. These regions provide an ideal environment for bees to collect nectar from these fragrant flowers.

      Eucalyptus Honey from Greece:

      Eucalyptus trees can be found in various regions of Greece, primarily in the southern part of the country. Honey produced from the nectar of eucalyptus flowers is influenced by the unique terroir and climate of these areas, which may result in a distinct taste with hints of eucalyptus.

      Wildflowers Honey from Greece:

      Wildflowers honey from Greece is a reflection of the diverse and abundant flora found throughout the country. The specific wildflowers that bees forage on can vary by region, leading to a mix of floral notes and flavors unique to each area. Different parts of Greece may offer a diverse array of wildflower nectar sources.

      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

      Thyme Honey:
      Pair with:
      Cheese, especially strong-flavored cheeses like blue cheese or goat cheese.
      Greek yogurt for a sweet and savory contrast.
      Drizzle over roasted or grilled vegetables.
      Mix into vinaigrettes for salads.
      Use as a glaze for roasted or grilled meats.

      Orange Blossom Honey:
      Pair with:
      Tea, particularly black or herbal teas.
      Breakfast foods like pancakes, waffles, or oatmeal.
      Use in salad dressings with a citrus component.
      Accompany desserts like cheesecakes, custards, or fruit tarts.
      Glaze for poultry, particularly chicken.

      Eucalyptus Honey:
      Pair with:
      Hot beverages like tea or mulled wine for its soothing properties.
      Baked goods like muffins or scones.
      Drizzle over Greek yogurt or ice cream.
      Combine with lemon for a refreshing combination.
      Use as a sweetener in herbal remedies like herbal infusions.

      Wildflowers Honey:
      Pair with:
      Breakfast foods like granola, cereals, or muesli.
      Cheese and charcuterie boards for a variety of flavors.
      Drizzle on fresh fruit, such as berries or figs.
      Use in a glaze for grilled seafood.
      Mix into marinades for grilled vegetables.

      These are just some ideas to get you started, but the possibilities are endless. Honey is a versatile sweetener and flavor enhancer, and its applications extend to both sweet and savory dishes. Experiment with these honey varieties to find your favorite pairings that suit your taste preferences and culinary creations.

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