THE “BARENA” HONEY (CAPE CORDGRASS HONEY)

fiori-barena

The barena honey is typical in lagoon areas where the sea banks borders with the salt water. The barene are emerged lands near and inside the lagoon. According to scholars the name is derived from “baro”, the common name to indicate a thick mantle of shrubs or an uncultivated marshy terrain. The aspect is that of a low and flat island, with substrates formed by prevalently silt-clayey sediments.

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THE ORANGE BLOSSOM HONEY

fiori-arancio

The orange blossom honey used by the Torronificio Scaldaferro comes from rigorously selected cultivars. The production occurs in the zone of the Ribera Plain and the Catania Plain (where are respectively produced the famous Washington navel oranges and the red oranges of Sicily), under natural bio-ecological conditions.

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Rosemary honey

fiori-rosmarino

Rosemary honey – “Rosmarinus officinalis” – is one of Italian unifloral honeys most characteristic and rare as the plant blooms between February and March, when most of the bees hibernate.

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LOQUAT (MEDLAR) HONEY

fiori-nespolo

The medlar (Eryobotrya japonica) is an evergreen tree with yellowish-white flowers native to Japan, commonly grown in the Mediterranean as decoration and for the production of fruits.

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CHERRY HONEY

fiori-ciliegio

The variety “railway” of honey cherry (Prunus avium) is collected in the plains of Bari, in Puglia. The flowers occur in clusters white or slightly pink.

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ALMOND HONEY

fiori-mandorlo

In the limited edition nougat the honey is added to the Thunder variety of Sicilian almond: intense flavour, very crisp and pronounced.

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CORIANDER HONEY

fiori-coriandolo

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) belongs to the family of Umbrellifere, such as parsley.
Originally from the Middle East, possibly in Egypt, it was the Romans who first introduced in Asia Minor, from where it spread throughout the Far East.

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SULLA HONEY

Hedysarum coronarium

The term “coronarius” refers to the idea of a crown, referring to the flower with its petals that form a crown and the word “sulla” refers to the Spanish term “zulla” used to describe this plant native to Spain.

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