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Flora Serrana Honey "Milflores"

Origin : Spain and other areas of the Iberian Peninsula.
Representative species: lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), thyme (Thymus vulgaris), Rosemary ( Rosmarinus officinalis). Main floral composition: lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), thyme (Thymus vulgaris), Rosemary ( Rosmarinus officinalis) and varied native wild flora.
Production time: Spring – Summer - Autumn.
Color : Amber from varied tones to striking dark ochres.
Flavor : sweet and intense, very aromatic, with sour or salty notes.
Aroma : Floral, durable, essential, deep and pleasant.
Peculiarities: raw honey, pure, not homogenized, not filtered, without added sugars.
Conservation : keep dry, semi-dark and cool.
** In its natural process, honey crystallizes and hardens according to various parameters (temperature, floral origin, etc..).

Characteristics of Flora serrana Honey "Milflores"

The botanical diversity that inhabits the heterogeneous traditional places of the mountains of Aragon, provides the bee with the necessary ingredients to produce a pure traditional honey of shades, aromas and variegated flavors, depending on the wild floral composition prevailing at the time of the pecoring and subsequent harvest. It is a pure , natural and handmade honey, obtained with great determination, by applying the ancestral method of transhumance, to achieve in this way the best pollen, nectar and honeydew of each zone and season.

Thyme, rosemary, carrasca and lavender compete in unequal struggle, to grab the attention of the tireless Bee that lowers the essence of each flower, to elaborate an exquisite multifloral melliferous amalgam of basically mountain species.

Excellencies of Multiflora Serrana Honey "Milflores"

Flora serrana Honey "Milflores" of excellent qualities that like the rest of our range of honeys and beehive derivatives (pollen, propolis, royal jelly..), is a natural product collected by our bees in wild sotomontes, which meets all the requirements to be a natural product excelso:

• Pure: bees produce it by releasing pollen, nectar and secretions of sucking plants and insects, proceeding a posteriori to its transformation and storage in the honeycombs inside the hive. It is a natural process in which there are no external factors that nature itself provides.
• Non-homogenized: we never mix natural honeydew from different geographical or floral origins, because our permanent goal is to preserve all its essence and purity.
• Unfiltered: no filtering method is used, thus maintaining all the natural characteristics of each place of origin, achieving an excellent final product Supreme.
• Raw: it has not been subjected to heating processes (more than 40 degrees) or pasteurization methods, so it retains intact vitamins, nutrients, enzymes and all their taste and olfactory qualities
• No added sugars: our honey is what it is, pure essence, just as bees produce it inside the hive, containing natural sugars typical of unadulterated natural honey.

Usage tips

The milflores de flora serrana natural honeys collected by our bees have unique characteristics, so if we want to make the most of them, it is advisable to take them directly, tasting them inside the mouth as long as possible before ingesting them. To make them more manageable in those cases that are preferred diluted, it is recommended at most, warm the "bain-marie" to temperature that never exceeds 40 º to avoid the loss of natural qualities.

Conservation tips

Keep in a dry, semi-dark and cool place to keep intact in a natural way all its natural qualities.

Flora serrana Honey "Milflores", where does it come from?

This exquisite handmade pure honey, is produced by the Bee as a result of libation to extract pollen and nectar from the flowers of predominant plant species, such as lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), thyme (Thymus vulgaris), Rosemary ( Rosmarinus officinalis) and varied native wild flora (savory (Satureja montana),..), adding to this sweet floral composition, resinous substances several shrubby or tree species, which are collected by the pecoreadoras of the hive.

In the case of Aragon, flora is represented by carrasca, Heather, savory, Poppy, and even some nearby crop species such as sunflower and alfalfa (although they occur sporadically), and in the case of more northern areas of the peninsula (Pyrenees, Galicia,..), by oak, chestnut, eucalyptus, BlackBerry and flora of varied forest; in Southern or Levant areas, there may be drifts to the hive of orange blossom pollen and other annexed crop species .
In any case, the honey of wild flora serrana comes from a floral amalgam of varied vegetables of chaparro porte, most of them very aromatic, typical of the Spanish sotomonte, whose orography is made up of a composition of small hills with stony slopes, where they are harmoniously combined in space and time such species, providing a range of blooms staggered from early spring to Mid Autumn, which originate in Hive, handmade pure honey of unique aromas.

Flora serrana Honey "Milflores": etymology and History

The word flora, comes from the ancient name of the goddess of Roman mythology "Flora", symbol of the spring season and floral hatching; in his honor was erected a temple near the Circus Maximus, where floral games were held (ludi florales) around the deity (was organized an annual festival called Floralia that was held in Rome from April 28). In taxonomy, Carlos Linneo (XVIII century) popularized this word in reference to the plant kingdom.

As for the term serrana, it means “that dwells in it( in the sierra), has been born in it, or relative to it”. It comes from the word "serra", “sierra”, from the Latin "serra", by analogy with the steel instrument with sharp teeth that serves to cut wood or other hard bodies, and in reference by derivation, to the small mountain ranges that in lontananza simulate the sawn edge of the said tool.

Recipes with Flora serrana Honey "Milflores"

toast with cheese and honey from Serrana Mountain
Cut a spelt pan bread into 10 slices, spread pure butter and a zest of tofu and soft cheese on top of each.
We introduce in the oven until the zest acquires the light gratin point.
We remove from the oven, and add honey milflores of flora serrana (mostly composed of rosemary and thyme), crushed walnuts, poppy seeds and sesame seeds and a pinch of rosemary and finely ground thyme.
Hey Voila!, the perfect breakfast to start the day with energy. We can previously take a little royal jelly and salivate slowly, to complete this exquisite beginning of the day.

Healthy recipes

toast with cheese and honey from Serrana Mountain
Cut a spelt pan bread into 10 slices, spread pure butter and a zest of tofu and soft cheese on top of each.
We introduce in the oven until the zest acquires the light gratin point.
We remove from the oven, and add honey milflores of flora serrana (mostly composed of rosemary and thyme), crushed walnuts, poppy seeds and sesame seeds and a pinch of rosemary and finely ground thyme.
Hey Voila!, the perfect breakfast to start the day with energy. We can previously take a little royal jelly and salivate slowly, to complete this exquisite beginning of the day.