Mieli Thun Cardoon Thistle Honey
- Mieli Thun
- Cardoon Thistle Honey
- Miele di Cardo
- Size: 8.82 oz (250 g)
- Ingredients: bee honey.
- Product of Italy
- Best before date: December 2nd, 2022.
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Its bouquet is characterized by the scents of chrysanths and daisies, hummus, peat, and cut bark with a finish dominated by the pungent and singular notes of macerated flower stems. To the palate, it is moderately sweet and slightly astringent, with a fresh plant note. the milk used to make tronchon cheese, cited by Cervantes in his famous work, Don Quixote, was curdled with cardoon flowers.
Its opulent taste makes it a natural match for legume and grain-based dishes, and also for more exotic purées, like hummus. Try it as an ingredient in a sweet and sour sauce consisting of sesame, mustard, cumin, oil, salt, and vinegar.
In the kitchen
In tuna sauce, green sauce, and mayonnaise. Use it for a sweet and sour sauce with sesame, cumin, oil, salt, and vinegar.
Altitude distribution: 0-1300 m
Bloom period: April-July
Carduus l., 1753 is a genus of spermatophyte dicotyledon of the Asteraceae family, common name cardoon, annual or perennial, of medium height and generally very thorny and with flowers similar to those of artichokes.
Pollens and combinations
Asphodel, blueweed, myrtle, horse parsley.
Mieli Thun is pure monofloral honey collected during peak blooming periods in specially selected, uncontaminated locations. Nomadic honey, produced by taking the bees to sixty extraordinary sites, a family tradition involving trips all over the country, careful observation, and paying heed to the tales of the farmers, who are true connoisseurs of the land.
Pure ingredient. Mieli Thun has stepped out of the box to imagine honey as a pure ingredient with many possible uses. From breakfast to dinner, miraculous in cakes and pastry, it is a salad dressing, cooks perfectly, an emulsifier par excellence, fundamental in cocktails, goes well in curd and is an important ingredient in traditional salamis. The greatest chefs are pioneering this rediscovery, honey is the new frontier of gourmet cuisine.
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