Mieli Thun Linden Honey
- Mieli Thun
- Linden Honey
- Miele di Tiglio
- Size: 8.82 oz (250 g)
- Ingredients: bee honey.
- Product of Italy
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The bouquet is strong, chemical, almost medicinal, with a distinct trace of linden flower aroma, followed by notes of incense and resin. In the mouth, it is refreshing, with a taste of menthol, sage, and lime, finished with a very persistent aroma, balanced between citrus and bitter. Lime honey owes its bouquet to a complex spectrum of 100 different volatile aromatic compounds.
In all teas, herbal and floral infusions, fruit juices, fresh, low alcohol cocktails, like the bee’s knees. It goes well with any preparation containing sage, basil, and lemongrass, or those containing fresh sausage or goat ricotta.
In the kitchen
Try diluting it in the cooking water for durum wheat pasta or spelt pasta, or in a butter and sage sauce to top pumpkin or spinach ravioli. in pastry cooking, it can serve as the base for a ganache of extra bittersweet chocolate pralines, or as a sugar substitute in cocktails.
Altitude distribution: 0-1200 m
Bloom period: May-June
A tree of European origin, of which two species are found in Italy: T. Cordata and T. Platyphyllos. They have sturdy trunks and large canopies. They are both quite long-lived and not choosy as to soil type or exposure to the sun. The father of the celebrated botanist Carl von Linné chose its name, based on the Swedish word "lind".
Pollens and combinations
Tree of heaven, chestnut, privet, acacia.
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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