Thistle Honey or Miele di Cardo is thick and creamy that is a great honey for the barbecue as it adds something extra to the meat.
Thistle honey has a medium intensity aroma and is described as floral, and fruity. The taste is medium sweet and slightly sour and bitter. It has an average persistence in the mouth. It can crystallizes after several months.
Thistle honey accompanies any tea and is the finishing touch when served with blue cheese or along side any cheese fondue.