Chestnut honey has special characteristics and properties. The colour is dark with reddish hues and because of the high content of fructose it remains liquid. The taste is bitter, and it is very appreciated by consumers who consider too sweet the flavour of the other types of honey.
Chestnut honey is rich in minerals, so it is recognized as an excellent tonic and is widely used by sportsmen. Chestnut honey is one of the honeys more indicated to pair many types of cheese.
Chestnut honey is one of the most used in the kitchen and in combination with both seasoned cheeses (sheep, goats, Grana Padano and Castelmagno) both average seasoning (Raschera, Taleggio, Toma). very suitable with ricotta.