Robinia pseudoacacia


Robinia pseudoacacia

Produced in May in almost all hilly areas in Italy. The Prealps can however be considered the most typical area of origin.

Colour very clear, one of the clearest
Crystallisation basically not existent
Aroma very light and delicate; reminds of candy and vanilla
Taste very delicate; lightly reminds of the scent of the flowers, vanilla
Use used as a natural sweetener in all drinks from coffee to teas and also in natural yoghurt. Interesting in combination with blue cheese like gorgonzola. This provides an agreeable contrast between sweet and spicy.
Natural characteristics of the plant cortex has emetic characteristics, the leaves stimulating and emetic; the blossoms laxative and antispasmodic.
Available amounts 40g - 250g - 400g - 1000g
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To know more about honey

Honey is the nutrient produced by bees starting from the nectar of flowers or from the secretions of living parts of the plants, which bees collect, transform, combine with their own substances, and finally deposit in the honeycombs. Inside the apiary the collected substances are changed from bee to bee several times. This allows for a gradual maturing process and the enrichment with enzymes deriving from the secretions of the bees' glands.
The main components of honey are fructose, glucose, water, other sugars and various substances amongst which organic acids, mineral salts, enzymes, aromas and many others. Honey is a highly nutritious type of food with can be easily absorbed. Glucose provides immediately usable energy, while fructose is metabolized in the liver and provides an energy reserve. 100 grams of honey contain 320 calories. Honey is sweeter than table sugar. It mainly contains monosaccharide, meaning that this results in better digestion.
Glucose immediately enters the blood circulation and can therefore immediately be used, while fructose is consumed much slower and thereby guarantees for a gradual uptake of energy.
Honey is not a complete nutrient as it lacks vitamins and proteins.
Crystallisation is a natural process which mainly depends on the composition (relation between glucose and fructose) and on the temperature (max. 14ºC). If the content of glucose is higher, crystallisation will occur faster. Low temperatures slow it down.

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