Interested in pairing cheese and honey? First, keep an eye out for our ultimate pairing guide, Cheese+, which hits stands April 22nd. Second, take some advice from Madame Fromage and explore pairing Greek forest honey with cheese. What’s Greek forest honey? Well, exactly what it sounds like — forest honey (honey from pine and fir trees that reportedly contains more antioxidants and antibacterial properties than other honeys) sourced from Greece. Want to learn more? Read on below.
These honeys are sourced from the Peloponnese region in southern Greece. Although I’m not a honey expert, I found these to be some of the most complex honeys I’d ever tasted. Each one has distinct characteristics, and when I compared them with a few honeys from my cupboard, I was struck by how very sweet they were compared to these honeys, which have rich flavors but absolutely no cloying aftertaste.
Photo by Tenaya Darlington