Epicurean Artisanal Honey Tasting, Saturday, Nov 12

Stephanie Webster

Join RED BEE Honey and Peace Tree Desserts for an afternoon of artisanal honey tasting and adventurous epicurean delights, presented by Sustainable Pastry Chef Robyn Eads, founder of Peace Tree Desserts in Westport. The locally sourced tasting event will be held at Sport Hill Farm in Easton, Connecticut on Saturday, November 12, 2011.

This sweet event will include an exquisite three course tasting menu crafted by acclaimed Sustainable Pastry Chef Robyn Eads. The tasting menu will feature Red Bee’s artisanal single-source nectar luxury honeys, and ingredients from local artisans and organic Connecticut farms. Each course will be paired with wines from Connecticut wineries. The afternoon will begin with a prosecco and cheese reception, sourced from Connecticut’s own Cato Corner Farm and Beltane Farm, and paired with Red Bee’s honeys.

Patti Popp, owner of Sport Hill Farm, will guide guests on a tour of her renowned organic farm. Guest speaker Marina Marchese, honey sommelier and founder of Red Bee Honey, will join us to masterfully pair her line of artisanal honeys throughout the tasting, and share the story of her personal journey into beekeeping.

ARTISANAL HONEY TASTING MENU

Cheese and Honey Bar

Artisanal Cheeses from Cato Corner and Beltane Farms, Red Bee’s Single-Source Nectar Honeys, Locally Sourced Accompaniments

1st Course

Lady Apple, Grapefruit, Whipped Crème Fraiche, Bee Pollen, Mint, Ginger,

Apple Honey-Lime Vinaigrette, Honeycomb, Pomegranate

2nd Course

Pumpkin Honey, Goat Cheesecake, Warm Bamboo Honey Candied Pumpkin, Pistachios

3rd Course

Taza Chocolate, Beets, Chocolate Stout,

Cocoa Nibs, Buckwheat Honey

 

$75 per person

1:00pm-3:00pm

Held at Sport Hill Farm, 596 Sport Hill Road, Easton, CT

To book reservations for this event, please visit www.peacetreedesserts.com