Mieli Thun Alfalfa Honey
- Mieli Thun
- Alfa Alfa Honey
- Miele di Erba Medica
- Size: 8.82 oz (250 g)
- Ingredients: bee honey.
- Product of Italy
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It has the scent of new-mown grass and wet hay. The taste is medium sweet, with notes of boiled milk and grape must, with low acidity and tenuous plant aromas. Alfalfa has a pollination mechanism that “smacks” the bees when they land on the flowers.
In the water for polenta, and also for semolina. In gelatin for cold cuts or added to soups with legumes, vegetables, and grains, just before serving.
In the kitchen
Used to make soft nougat and jelly candies. As an ingredient in spreadable chocolate and hazelnut cream and to sweeten mulled wine.
Altitude distribution: 0-600 m
Bloom period: June-September
A perennial foraging plant that can reach up to a meter in height. Its roots penetrate deep into the soil, making it particularly drought-resistant. Its name is derived from ancient Persia, from where it was introduced to Greece during the first Persian war, ca. 490 b.C.
Pollens and combinations
Asparagus, love vine, birdweed, wild carrot.
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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