Award winning EU cert. organic and raw honey produced in Sardinia by Liccu Manias
From asphodel bushes, native to Sardinia
Light golden color and delicate flower taste
From an uncontaminated area in Sardinia in the province of Oristano
A glass jar of 200gr - 7oz
Luigi Manias and his bees live and work in the rugged wind swept hills of Sadegna. He is obsessed with sustainability of the environment and tradition . He personally oversees all phases of the honey production. He's also Number One honey authority in Italy.
Thanks to the floral richness of the island and the total absence of pollution , Sardegna is the Italian region that ptroduces the most valuable honey.
Simply, the making of honey begins when bees feast on flowers, collecting the flower nectar in their mouths. This nectar mixes with special enzymes in the bees' saliva that turns it into honey. Bees carry honey back to the hive and deposit it into the cells of the hive walls.
This wonderfully rich and fragrant liquid is the world's oldest sweetener. Use it in cooking and baking; as a spread on bread; as a sweetener; or a treatment for coughs and sore throats.
Store honey in tightly covered containers in a warm dry place. Do not store in the refrigerator, since the honey will absorb moisture and become very thick. Stored properly honey can actually last several years.
Crystallization, when smooth liquid turns into crystallized solid, is a natural occurrence in honey. The main reason honey doesn't go bad is because of its simple composition. Honey is primarily sugar mixed with water. Its natural low moisture leads inherently to crystallization.. It can be remedied by placing the honey container in a bowl of hot water.
Luigi Manias produces five varieties of organic honey: Millefiori (one thousand flowers); Eucalyptus; Cardoon; Asphodel and Corbezzolo, a rare honey from the Arbutus Unedo plant that hits the palate with a unique sweetness followed by a pungent and decidedly bitter after taste. Corbezzolo honey is a perfect match for ricotta and other young, creamy cheeses.
a glass jar of 250 gr - 8.8 oz
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