One of the leading antioxidant honeys of the Greek nature is the oak honey (Oak) in the famous "oak forest" of Foloi in Mountain Elias. It is collected during the summer months from late June to late July. Very dark, almost black and quite viscous honey with a wonderful caramel flavor that crystallizes very hard. In the virgin area of the famous oak forest on the plateau of Foloi in Mount Elias, one of the most underrated-undervalued honeys of Greek nature (in terms of its reputation to consumers) is collected oak honey. It is collected during the summer months from late June to late July. It is produced from the oak honey secretions (mainly leaves) and produces a very dark, almost black and fairly viscous honey with a wonderful caramel taste that crystallizes very hard (over 12 months or 18 months).
TYPE of Oak Honey
COLOR Almost black
TASTE Long-lasting caramel flavor
AROMA Heavy Intense
Crystallization> 12 months
AREA Northwest Peloponnese (Foloi Forest)
PERIOD June - July
Serve with ripe and aged cheeses. You will be amazed at the taste that will result.
Stir with vinegar and it will come up with a wonderful viscous sweetener. Pour it with green salads and you will probably never use balsamic vinegar again!