Rossend's raw lemon blossom honey is a very pleasing and light honey, a favourite of children. It has just a subtle and delicate taste of lemon zest with a hint of tartness. Overall, it is quite sweet and easy-going. It achieved a 3-Star Superior Taste Award in the 2015 International Taste and Quality Institute awards. The iTQi is a world-renowned organisation of chefs and sommeliers.
More on the flavour: This is a very smooth and light tasting citrus tree blossom honey. It has a creamy light flavour with just a tiny hint of lemon. This comes from bees feeding on the blossoms of the Mediterranean lemon trees. Different from the tree honey which comes from sap. These blossom honey varieties are much lighter in taste and colour and tend to set quicker due to higher glucose levels.
Colour: This particular honey is light yellow in colour, slightly pale in the light.
Where does the honey come from? This variety of lemon honey comes from Catalonia in Spain.
Who produces the honey? This lemon blossom honey comes from Rossend. He treats honey like an art form and you can really tell, it has such a perfect consistency and the varieties range from very subtle to very overt. He has won many awards for his honey including from the well-known iTQi (International Taste and Quality Institute) who rated several of his honey varieties in the superior taste award category.
What about the tree the honey comes from? The lemon tree is a hardy citrus tree which is dominant around the warmer climates of the world and can even grow in cooler places too. It can flower more than once per year and a stunning aroma is present whenever it is in bloom.
Common Uses: Lemon blossom honey is particularly good to use in different recipes, such as: salads, an accompaniment with cheeses, adding to shellfish and beautiful in a light herbal tea.
Lemon Blossom Honey Facts: Lemon trees produce brilliant white blossoms that the bees adore. A very light coloured honey is produced with a delicate taste quite unlike the fruit, only a hint of the taste of lemon is there, a distant tartness and a clean yet subtle citrus taste.
What our Customers Say
Lemon blossom raw honey is absolutely delicious. What a wonderful treat. I've heard so much about raw honey's healing properties. So now I have a double bonus, because of it's healing properties and wonderful scrumptious delicious taste, thank you. Sarah, Wakefield
I was very happy with service and the raw Lemon Blossom taste's devine. I know it is a healthier option for me instead of sugar. I will be buying more in the future and will be trying different varieties. Emma, Peterlee, Co Durham
Please know that raw honey does crystalise and this is a natural process that occurs mainly due to the natural glucose in raw honey. For more information on why honey sets visit this article and for a more scientific explanation go to wikipedia.
About Us - Here at The Raw Honey Shop we take honey very seriously and we believe honey should be RAW, unpasteurised and 100% natural. Since 2008 we've been introducing our customers to a whole new world of pure all natural unpasteurised raw honey. With a product catalogue consisting of over 30 different raw and organic honeys we have a variety to suit all tastes.
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*Product photo is representative of this product. Honey colour and texture may vary depending on the season and level of crystalization. Please check the product title and description for accurate contents.*
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