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A Quick Mythic Story
It is Aesop’s story about wishing evil. So, the story begins with a brave company of bees visiting the 12 Greek Gods at mount Olympus with a gift of golden color thyme honey. Zeus opens the door tastes the thyme honey and because he was so pleased, he offers the bees anything they wish! The bees asked for a stinger to protect their honey from mankind, so Zeus agrees to grant the wish but adds the proviso that if a bee uses the sting, then she will die.
Types and Benefits of Greek Honey
So, is Greek honey the best? There are many different varieties of honey in Greece and the reason why is because Greece is considered by scientists and botanists, a country with the richest flora in the Mediterranean basin with more than 7,500 different species of herbs, plants, wildflowers, and trees.
Greek honey is one of the most nutritional, natural foods. Enhances the body’s defenses. it is high in minerals, vitamins, revitalizes and protects your throat, and provides all the antimicrobial and antiseptic substances. Safeguard your health and nourish your organism properly, keeping it strong and active.
Thyme Honey is considered to be the most precious honey mainly because thyme-fed bees produce less honey, making it rarer and more expensive. Thyme honey has a light color, with an intense herbal aroma and taste. It crystallizes after 6 to 18 months, depending on storage conditions and temperature. The most famous types are Cretan Thyme honey and Kythera Thyme honey.
Chestnut Honey is one of the rarest Greek kinds of honey produced mainly in the chestnuts forests of Northern Greece. It is considered one of the best dark honey in the world with special and unique properties. Strong, mysterious pepper taste, peculiar smell, less sweet than usual honey, and slightly bitter aftertaste.
Blossom Honey is made from the nectar of wildflowers and orange trees blossom. It has a delicate taste, light amber color, and a smooth and characteristic aroma. Greek Orange blossom honey has been proven to be sedative and relaxing.
Sweet Greek Flavors with Honey and Uses
Generally, honey is a great natural sweetener for many recipes. Greek Kataifi and Baklava are traditional Greek desserts where honey is the main substance.
Creta produces truly delicious honey and that is why we can find also special Cretan savory cheesy recipes which are covered with a generous pour of honey… they are delicious yummy!!
Among famous sweet-savory flavors with honey are the roasted feta cheese with honey and thyme, grilled halloumi with honey and sesame seeds, and of course the famous saganaki cheese, which is fried and poured with honey and sesame seeds also.