The Perfect Pantry: Miele di Melata


Miele di Melata is not a blossom honey, but  the collection of excretions from the spruce trees that bees turn into a thick, dark-colored syrup. It looks like molasses and tastes balsamic.

We particularly like Miele di Melata produced by Apicoltura Silvio Moritz Fuochi, a small apicolture farm located in Montespertoli, near Florence. Their Miele di Melata is a dark reddish color with a subtle bitter flavor and a nutty aroma. It pairs well with tangy cheeses, such as gorgonzola and castelmagno.



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