Mandarin honey from Ciaculli

  • Mandarin honey from Ciaculli
  • Mandarin honey is pale yellow and crystallizes very slowly while maintaining its creaminess. It’s excellent for desserts, spread on bread, dissolved in tea or eaten with cheese with a strong flavour. To make this honey, bees pollinate the flowers on the mandarin trees in Ciaculli, which is also a Slow Food Foundation protected area. It’s not true that all bees are yellow and black. There are also dark bees, and the Apis mellifera sicula is just one example. This autochthonous breed has populated Sicily for millenniums, even though bee...


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