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Thyme Honey with Honeycomb 9.9 oz

Thyme Honey with Honeycomb 9.9 oz

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  • Sweet, Chewy Goodness of the Honeycomb
  • Mediterranean Taste Award 2020
  • Natural Nutrients & Enzymes

Thyme honey with honeycomb is a delightful and unique variety of honey that is highly regarded for its distinctive flavor and presentation.

Honeycomb is a waxy structure created by bees to store honey. It consists of hexagonal cells made from beeswax and is filled with honey. Honeycomb is completely edible and is prized for its sweet and chewy texture. It contains not just honey but also some of the beeswax and other compounds produced by bees.

Product Details

Each recyclable glass jar contains 9.9 oz / 280 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.

Farm Information

Thyme honey from Crete Island is a true culinary treasure, celebrated for its unique flavor, exceptional quality, and the rich history it carries. Crete, the largest of the Greek islands, is renowned for its diverse flora, and thyme fields blanket its landscapes. This pristine environment, combined with traditional beekeeping methods, produces a honey that stands out as a rare gem in the world of honey production.

Why Thyme Honey from Crete Island?
1. Unique Terroir:
Crete's rich soil, Mediterranean climate, and unique terroir contribute to the distinct characteristics of thyme honey. Thyme plants thrive in the island's rocky terrain, absorbing the essence of the Mediterranean sea breeze.

2. Rich Flavor Profile:
Thyme honey from Crete is celebrated for its exquisite taste. It offers a harmonious balance of sweet and herbal notes with a hint of earthiness, making it a versatile culinary delight.

3. Health Benefits:
This honey is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a treasure trove of health benefits. It is known for its natural antibacterial and antioxidant properties, which can boost your immune system and promote overall well-being.

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

Awards

  • Mediterranean Taste 2020 Platinum Award

Pairs Well With

Thyme honey with honeycomb pairs well with a variety of foods and beverages, thanks to its unique flavor profile and textural qualities. Here are some suggestions for what it pairs nicely with:

Cheeses: Thyme honey with honeycomb is an excellent complement to a cheese platter. It pairs particularly well with soft and creamy cheeses like brie or camembert. The sweet and herbal notes of the honey balance the richness of the cheese.

Breads and Crackers: Spread thyme honey with honeycomb on fresh bread, baguettes, or crackers. The honeycomb's chewy texture adds a delightful contrast to the crispy or soft base.

Yogurt and Greek Yogurt: Drizzle thyme honey with honeycomb over plain yogurt or Greek yogurt. It adds a natural sweetness and a unique flavor that enhances the yogurt's creaminess.

Fruit: Use it as a sweet drizzle over fruits such as figs, apples, pears, and berries. The honeycomb's texture can add an interesting twist to fruit salads.

Tea: Add a spoonful of thyme honey with honeycomb to a cup of hot tea. It can provide a natural sweetener with herbal undertones that complements various types of tea, especially herbal and green teas.

Meats: Thyme honey with honeycomb can also be used as a glaze for roasted or grilled meats, especially poultry or pork. Its sweet and herbal notes can add depth to the flavor of the dish.

Desserts: Drizzle it over desserts like ice cream, pancakes, waffles, or French toast. The honeycomb's chewiness adds a unique texture to sweet treats.

Salads: Create a vinaigrette by mixing thyme honey with honeycomb with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and a dash of mustard. It's a great addition to salads, particularly those with greens, nuts, and cheese.

Nuts: Pair this honey with a selection of nuts like almonds, walnuts, or cashews. The honeycomb's chewiness works well with the crunch of the nuts.

Charcuterie: Thyme honey with honeycomb can be a beautiful addition to a charcuterie board, providing a sweet, herbal note to balance the savory and salty flavors of cured meats and pickles.

Remember that the best pairings depend on personal taste, so don't hesitate to experiment and discover your favorite combinations with thyme honey with honeycomb. Its unique flavor and texture make it a versatile and exciting addition to a wide range of dishes and beverages.

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