Miele di tiglio, Mel tiglio

Miele di tiglio, also known as Mel tiglio, is a type of honey that is produced in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. This honey is made from the nectar of the linden tree flowers, which gives it a unique and delicate flavor. It is known for its light golden color and smooth texture.

Miele di tiglio can be found in various towns and communes in Emilia-Romagna, including Bologna, Modena, Parma, and Ravenna. In Bologna, you can find this honey at the local farmers’ markets such as Mercato delle Erbe and Mercato di Mezzo. In Modena, it is available at the Bottega di Miele, a specialty honey shop. In Parma, you can find it at the Mercato Albinelli, a historic food market. In Ravenna, you can find it at the Apicoltura Romagnola, a local beekeeping farm.

One popular recipe that uses Miele di tiglio is the Honey and Lime Tart. To make this tart, you will need a pre-made pie crust, lime zest and juice, eggs, sugar, butter, and Miele di tiglio. Mix the lime zest and juice with the eggs, sugar, and melted butter. Pour the mixture into the pie crust and bake it in the oven until set. Once cooled, drizzle Miele di tiglio over the tart before serving.

Miele di tiglio has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which is a certification given to traditional food products in Italy. The specifications for Miele di tiglio include being produced in the Emilia-Romagna region, made from the nectar of linden tree flowers, and having a light golden color and smooth texture.

– “Miele di Tiglio” – Emilia-Romagna Turismo (www.emiliaromagnaturismo.it)
– “Miele di Tiglio” – Prodotti Tipici (www.prodottitipici.com)