Red Bee | Holly Honey
HONEY VARIETAL: Holly
COLOR: medium amber to golden
AROMA: mild with warm fruity notes
FLAVOR: stewed fruit, with a pine tree and slight bitter finish
FOOD PAIRINGS: fennel, honey ham, fried chicken; cheese: ricotta, Bleu Mont Bandagaed Cheddar
NOTES: Georgia, also called Gallberry
Carla Marina Marchese is the designer and beekeeper behind the iconic brand Red Bee Honey, and the author of Honeybee: Lessons from An Accidental Beekeeper and the co-author with Kim Flottum (editor of Bee Culture Magazine) of The Honey Connoisseur: Selecting, Tasting, and Pairing Honey. She is a Member of the Italian Register of Experts in the Sensory Analysis of Honey and founder of The American Honey Tasting Society. Marina wrote the chapter on honey in the international best selling book Beekeeping for Dummies for her mentor and friend Howland Blackiston and has appeared in a variety of television series like ABC-TV’s The Chew, The Untitled Action Bronson Show on Viceland TV, On the Road with Edible Nutmeg, The Splendid Table. James Beard award winning author Rowan Jacobsen wrote about Marina obsession with varietal honey in his book, American Terroir.