Artisan Raw Greek Wild Thyme Honey - 1kg

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Thomas' raw thyme honey is another beautiful raw honey from our Greek beekeeper, Thomas and his family.  It has a mild and grassy foretaste like dry mountain herbs (You can really taste the thyme!), breaking into a large, fruity flavour similar to sweet and sour summer fruits such as raspberries and red currants, then dissipating quickly to a mild and clean finish.  Very slight overnotes of the soft sweetness of fennel or aniseed without the strong flavour of liquorice. Strong hints of Greek mountain tea (Ironwort or Shepherd's tea).

The aroma is mellow and caramel sweet, and the mouthfeel is thick and almost oily, similar to sunflower honey.

You can see the bits in this honey - only very coarsely filtered.

Colour: This particular honey is a very light sandy brown and not transparent like other varieties.

Where does the honey come from? This variety of thyme honey comes from the mountains on the island of Euboea on the more barren slopes of the mountains that run down the centre of the island.

Who produces the honey? This thyme honey comes from Thomas' father Giorgios and uncle Kostas. They are a family of traditional Greek beekeepers.

What about the plant the honey comes from? It comes from bees feeding on the small flowers of the thyme plant. The thyme plant is an evergreen herb with many culinary, medicinal and ornamental uses. It tends to be found at higher altitudes as a perennial bush, it is harvested and used fresh, dried and even the oil extracted for use as a medicine.

Common Uses: Thyme honey is particularly good to use on the skin to exfoliate or help clear acne and blemishes. It is also very versatile, and can be used in recipes such as salads, an accompaniment with cheeses, as a glaze for meat and it's beautiful in a light herbal tea.

Thyme Honey Facts: Thyme honey is a favourite among many cultures, especially those of the Mediterranean and Middle East. The herb is widely used in cooking and traditional cures so naturally the honey is widely popular too.

 

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.

Thank you for visiting our shop and we look forward to introducing you to a world of raw, pure and truly wonderful natural honey, the way the bees would want it!


*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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AB
15 October 2021
Alexandrina
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Wild thyme honey

Lovely taste, very soothing on throat and healing to my lungs.

SL
19 September 2021
Siân
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Wonderful!

Was given a heads-up about this stunning honey by my Mum. As they say, mums always know best. It’s an absolute belter. I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, but a touch of this enhances things so much. I also have a suspicion this massive jar may not last me quite as long as I think it might. Excellent packaging, speedy delivery and thorough after-sales service too. Nice one. I’ll be back. Thank you!

CD
11 September 2021
Clizia
United Kingdom United Kingdom
In love with their thyme honey!

Love the taste of it, not to mention all the perks of taking thyme honey during winter!

JW
06 September 2021
James
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Excellent 5 Stars!

Awesome, I'll be back!! ;-)

MJ
03 September 2021
Marek
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Honey

Amazing! Tasty and awesome!

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4.9 Based on 97 Reviews
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AB
15 October 2021
Alexandrina
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Wild thyme honey

Lovely taste, very soothing on throat and healing to my lungs.

SL
19 September 2021
Siân
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Wonderful!

Was given a heads-up about this stunning honey by my Mum. As they say, mums always know best. It’s an absolute belter. I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, but a touch of this enhances things so much. I also have a suspicion this massive jar may not last me quite as long as I think it might. Excellent packaging, speedy delivery and thorough after-sales service too. Nice one. I’ll be back. Thank you!

CD
11 September 2021
Clizia
United Kingdom United Kingdom
In love with their thyme honey!

Love the taste of it, not to mention all the perks of taking thyme honey during winter!

JW
06 September 2021
James
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Excellent 5 Stars!

Awesome, I'll be back!! ;-)

MJ
03 September 2021
Marek
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Honey

Amazing! Tasty and awesome!