Greek honey is characterized by a golden color and an extremely limpid and crystalline appearance. Greek honey also has a sustained but not excessive density, ideal to be poured on a dessert or to become an exquisite ingredient that can be easily used. Among the definitely noblest Greek honey varieties, the Greek thyme honey is certainly positioned on the first step of the podium for its delicacy and its unmistakable taste.
The best way to present and describe the qualities of the Greek honey is also a great culinary advice: "Taste it"! A 100% Mediterranean excellence of flavour and taste, the Greek honey combines unique essences with its special softness and delicacy making it certainly one of the most renowned in the whole Mediterranean basin.
It is so tasty that ancient Greeks called it ambrosia, a food that according to the Greek mythology was reserved exclusively for the gods.
In Greece, there are ideal conditions for the production of high quality Greek honey: intense heat in the summer, the widespread presence of wild aromatic plants, the almost no absence of pollution
There are as many myths related to this product as the uses of Greek honey in the country's traditional cuisine.
It can be an excellent ingredient for baked meats and stew, especially for the most tasty game meats. Honey is also a great natural sweetener for any type of infusion and herbal tea.
The use that has certainly made it famous all over the world is also the most simple and tasty dessert recipe in Greece: Greek yogurt with honey and walnuts. It is a great classic of the Mediterranean diet; a breakfast full of flavour and energy, but also a sublime dessert after your main meal!