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Chestnut Honey & Blu Del Moncenisio


Looking for special cheese gifts for your gourmet friend? This unique cheese and honey combination may be the right choice. Pairing honey and cheese: Chestnut Honey and Blu del Moncenisio Are you wondering how to match cheese with honey? Try to find similarities between your main ingredients. Chestnut honey has a strong flavor, hence it cannot be served with a delicate cheese whose flavor would be completely overwhelmed. But with a stronger cheese, it can really shine. We recommend pairing the intense and savory taste of chestnut honey with the bold flavor of Blu del Moncenisio, or other aged cheeses with stronger flavors. Serving suggestion: just add a few drops of honey directly on thrcheese and enjoy! Chestnut honey Chestnut honey is typical of the Mediterranean, especially Italy, France, Greece, where the temperate mountainous regions are full of chestnut forests. This honey is harvested between June and October. Unlike many other honeys, it has a color ranging from yellow-brown to almost black, with very dark amber shades. Chestnut honey contains B and C vitamins, and minerals such as manganese, potassium, calcium and iron. It contains antioxidants and emollient properties, and it is perfect to treat respiratory infections. Chestnut honey much less sweet than other types of honey and has a bitter after-taste that can be especially appreciated on cheese. Each type of organic honey harvested by Alce Nero’s consortium of beekeepers comes from a specific region of Italy. Discover more on chestnut honey. Blue del Moncenisio The Blue del Moncenisio cheese is produced with cow’s milk. This excellent blue cheese is matured for 2-3 months in cold and damp huts. During this time it is dry salted and periodically the forms are turned. Discover more on Blue del Moncenisio. Serving suggestions Try this simple cheese and honey recipe: pears with prosciutto crudo, blue cheese and honey. Cut a pear in thin discs, then place a thin slice of prosciutto and some cubes of blue cheese on each one of them. Drizzle with chestnut honey.

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